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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 65459 99561


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SJ 69 NE, 6/58

LEIGH, ST HELENS ROAD (west side) No. 72

(Formerly listed as: Fairfield Private Hotel)


House, hotel when surveyed. c1840. Red brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof. Two storeys with attics, 3 x 2-bays with 2-storey l-bay wing to rear-right corner and kitchen wing in angle with main range. Plinth. Open-fronted, central porch has corniced transom and overlight in keyed archivolt; cornice and blocking course; wide panelled door within. Outer bays lit by large sashes with glazing bars in architraves rising from blocks on plinth. 1st floor: band; moulded sill band; central rounded headed sash with consoles to keyed archivolt; outer windows as below but smaller. Nosed string course and brackets on consoles beneath corniced eaves overhang; hipped roof with corniced stacks to side ridges. Wing set back on right has basket-arched carriage entrance with keystone; sill band to 16-pane sash; hipped roof. Rear: round-headed sash to stair window; attic windows below eaves. Left return: inserted French window on left otherwise sashes with glazing bars under wedge lintels. Right return: bay 1 blind, unequally hung 16-pane sash to ground floor bay 2. Interior: central hall with contemporary staircase having cast-iron balustrade. Pilastered marble fireplace in front-left room.

Listing NGR: SJ6545999561


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

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Date: 03 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/04240/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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