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Latitude: 53.5596 / 53°33'34"N
Longitude: -2.6301 / 2°37'48"W
OS Eastings: 358359
OS Northings: 407182
OS Grid: SD583071
Mapcode National: GBR BW28.DQ
Mapcode Global: WH97R.KSSH
Entry Name: The Elms
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384572
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485007
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
24-1/2/123 (West side)
24/10/51 The Elms
Villa, now Health Authority offices and nursing school.
c1820-40, altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond, with
sandstone plinth and dressings, hipped slate roof.
Double-depth double-fronted main range with large service wing
to rear. Late Georgian style.
2 storeys and cellars, 2:1:2 windows, symmetrical, the centre
breaking forwards slightly; with a plinth, 1st-floor sillband,
plain frieze, moulded cornice, and blocking course stepped up
in the centre. Square porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters,
plain frieze, moulded cornice and lead-clad blocking course;
square-headed doorway with C20 double doors and deep 4-pane
overlight. Unhorned 12-pane sashed windows on both floors,
with wedge lintels. Pair of ridge chimneys flanking the
centre. Generally similar fenestration in return sides. (C20
garage now attached to right-hand corner.) Rear service wing
of 3 storeys to the same height.
INTERIOR: doglegged staircase with 2 elaborate cast-iron
balusters per tread; in front left room, a good moulded
plaster cornice with bead-and-reel, stiff-leaf and scrolled
foliated enrichment; otherwise, altered.
Listing NGR: SD5835907182
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