COUNTY COURT AND INLAND REVENUE OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384461

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1999

Statutory Address: COUNTY COURT AND INLAND REVENUE OFFICE, CRAWFORD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COUNTY COURT AND INLAND REVENUE OFFICE, CRAWFORD STREET

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 58050 05639

Details

WIGAN

SD5805NW CRAWFORD STREET 24-1/7/8 (North side) County Court and Inland Revenue Office

GV II

County court building. 1898, by Henry Littler. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Approximately square plan on corner site (continuing the Magistrates Court and Police Station range). Elizabethan style. 2 and a half storeys over basement, 4 bays, with sillbands to all floors, a canted turret to the left corner and 3 unequal stepped gables. The 2nd bay contains a large depressed entrance archway with chamfered surround and moulded head containing a recessed Tudor-arched doorway with tympanum lettered "COUNTY COURT", flanked by transomed one-light windows with hood-moulds. The ground floor has large double-transomed mullioned windows and the 1st floor has similar single-transomed windows, all with Tudor-arched top lights; the 3 attic gables have mullion-and-transom windows of 6, 4 and 6 lights. The canted corner has one-light windows in each of its 3 sides matching the style of the other windows, and its turret has an embattled parapet and steep octagonal roof surmounted by an open cupola finished with a finial. The 5-bay left return (to King Street West) is in similar style but the 1st 3 bays are a single large gabled composition with a 2-storey canted bay window in the centre, and the 4th has a very large multiple-light window to the raised ground floor. INTERIOR not inspected. The building forms a group with Magistrates Court building, to which it is an extension.





Listing NGR: SD5805005639

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 484895

Legacy System: LBS

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