FORMER CANAL WAREHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068479

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: FORMER CANAL WAREHOUSE, CANAL STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER CANAL WAREHOUSE, CANAL STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 65483 99865

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History

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Details

LEIGH CANAL STREET SD 69 NE Former Canal 6/23 Warehouse II Canal warehouse, now warehousing. Late C18 stone-built warehouse with late C19 brick-built addition. Graduated stone slate and slate roofs respectively. 4-bay 2-storey C18 warehouse and 5-bay 3-storey C19 warehouse. The former has loading doors on each foor in bay 3 (front and rear) with segmental arches (one of which has been replaced by a steel joist). Bays 2 and 3 have 3-light flat-faced stone mullion windows on each floor (front and rear) and bay 1 a canted 2- storey bay window. Ridge chimney stack. The later warehouse is considerably deeper and taller having four 16-pane casement windows with segmental brick arches on each floor and central loading doors with blue brick dressings and a gable above the eaves. The eaves have dentilled brick detailing. Coped gables. Similar elevation to rear but with a large projecting canopy over the loading doors. An interesting juxtaposition of C18 and C19 industrial architecture.

Listing NGR: SJ6548399865

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 213491

Legacy System: LBS

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