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The Elms

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VH959+RX

Entry Name: The Elms

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485007

Location: Wigan Central, Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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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