THE GEORGE AND DRAGON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1261842
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1991
Statutory Address:
THE GEORGE AND DRAGON, 7, KING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GEORGE AND DRAGON, 7, KING STREET

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 65660 00067

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
213551
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03776/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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