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FORMER CANAL WAREHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER CANAL WAREHOUSE

List entry Number: 1068479

Location

FORMER CANAL WAREHOUSE, CANAL STREET

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213491

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List entry Description

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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 The former has loading doors on each foor in bay 3 (front and rear) with segmental arches (one of which has been replaced by a steel joist).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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 65483 99865

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