17-33, DICCONSON STREET, 1, 3 AND 5, UPPER DICCONSON STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384463

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1976

Statutory Address: 1, 3 AND 5, UPPER DICCONSON STREET

Statutory Address: 17-33, DICCONSON STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 1, 3 AND 5, UPPER DICCONSON STREET

Statutory Address: 17-33, DICCONSON STREET

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 58290 06092

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Details

WIGAN

SD5806SW DICCONSON STREET 24-1/6/10 (North side) 24/11/76 Nos.17-33 (Odd)

GV II

Includes: Nos.1, 3 AND 5 UPPER DICCONSON STREET. Block of 12 town houses; Nos 17, 19 and 21 now offices, Nos 23 and 25 now integrated as shop, Nos 27 to 33, together with Nos 1, 3 and 5 Upper Dicconson Street, also now integrated as shop (and Nos 27 to 31 unoccupied at time of inspection, June 1992). Early to mid C19; altered. Red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Obtusely-angled plan on corner site, double-depth, each house single-fronted, with a wagon entrance between Nos 27 and 29, and various back extensions. Georgian style. 3 storeys over cellars, 2 windows to each house except No.27 and Nos 1 and 5 Upper Dicconson Street which have 3 windows; with a stone plinth, 1st-floor sillband (with 6 ramps up from left to right of the whole), plain frieze and C20 gutter cornice. A very regular facade, each house having a wide semi-elliptical-headed doorway to the right, with a gauged brick head, a set-in Tuscan doorcase, a door with 2 round-headed raised panels and a plain fanlight; 12-pane sashed windows to all floors of the Dicconson Street facade (unhorned at Nos 27, 29 and 31, and at 1st floor of Nos 23 and 25, and the others mostly renewed), and sashed without glazing bars in Upper Dicconson Street (except for blind windows to the upper floors of the return of No.33); all with raised sills, and wedge lintels except at 2nd floor. Semi-elliptical headed wagon archway to left of No.27. Nos 17-25 have ridge chimneys to the left; the others now lack chimneys. INTERIORS almost entirely remodelled. Forms group with No.7 Upper Dicconson Street (qv).





Listing NGR: SD5829006092

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