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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.


List entry Number: 1261842



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


District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213551

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The following building shall be added: LEIGH KING STREET SD 60 SE (east side) 2/65 No.7 (The George and Dragon) II Public house. Mid C17 altered C19 and C20. Painted brick, Welsh slate roof. 2-storey, twin-gabled front having 2 windows to 1st floor; deep plan with short side-wing off left return. Doorway to right of centre has corniced wooden doorcase and is flanked by broad 4-pane sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels. Applied herringbone boarding to 1st floor; transomed 3-light casements. Bargeboards with turned finials. Brick stack to left of central valley; lantern to right-hand ridge. Rear: left gable has fragment of brick hoodmould. Left return: gabled wing lit by early 3-light casement under brick hoodmould; remains of hoodmould to ground-floor on right. Both returns show a ragged joint near King Street facade indicating refronting. Interior: some contemporary ceiling beams in bar area; remainder of interior likely to conceal extensive C17 fabric. One of the few identifiable C17 urban buildings in this area.

Listing NGR: SD6566000067

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National Grid Reference: SD 65660 00067


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