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Latitude: 53.5595 / 53°33'34"N
Longitude: -2.628 / 2°37'40"W
OS Eastings: 358494
OS Northings: 407164
OS Grid: SD584071
Mapcode National: GBR BW28.TR
Mapcode Global: WH97R.LSRM
Entry Name: Gateway and Lodges to Haigh Hall Park
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384570
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485005
Location: Wigan, WN1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central
Built-Up Area: Wigan
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Wigan St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SD50NE WIGAN LANE
24-1/2/120 (East side)
24/10/51 Gateway and lodges to Haigh Hall
Formerly known as: The Lodge WIGAN LANE.
Entrance archway and lodges with linking railings and gates.
Probably c1840; altered. Sandstone ashlar, with slate roofs to
lodges and cast-iron railings and gates. Linear plan, the
archway linked to square lodges by short sections of railings.
Classical style. Tall round-headed archway with moulded head
and moulded imposts carried through, framed by pilasters and
corner pilasters and entablature with plain frieze and moulded
cornice with blocking course; large pendent cast-iron lamp
bracket suspended from soffit of arch; pair of
elaborately-moulded cast-iron gates. Linking the archway to
the lodge on each side is a short section of matching railings
with a pedestrian gate in the centre. Square lodges with
cut-out corners, single-storey, one bay, with cavetto plinth,
plain frieze, moulded cornice with blocking course, and low
pyramidal roof with central chimney. In the front and rear
wall of each is a rectangular recess with set-in Tuscan
columns framing a doorway, those at the front both blocked
(that to the right with a damaged door covering internal
blocking); and in the side walls of each are 2 narrow windows,
those in the lodge to the left blocked and those in the lodge
to the right covered by C20 wooden shutters.
Listing NGR: SD5849407164
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