Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384477

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Statutory Address: 26-34, KING STREET


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Statutory Address: 26-34, 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 58262 05512



SD5805NW KING STREET 24-1/7/22 (North East side) 11/07/83 Nos.26-34 (Even)


Terraced row of 4 town houses (the 1st numbered 26 and 28), Nos 30 and 32 now offices and the others now shops and offices. 1851, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, all with back extensions, and service passages between Nos 28 and 30, and Nos 32 and 34. Late Georgian style. 3 storeys, 3+2+2+3 windows, formerly symmetrical; with wooden bracketed eaves. No.34 has been altered at ground and 1st floors; otherwise, No.26/28 has the doorway to the left and Nos 30 and 32 have doorways adjoining in the centre of the range, all round-headed, with altered doors and plain fanlights, and the service doorways, which are lower, are likewise round-headed; the 1st 3 have 2-storey canted bay windows with dentilled wooden cornices and pediments to the centre, with sashed glazing except at 1st floor of No.26; the windows above the service doorways are blocked or blind; otherwise, all the windows are sashed, mostly with glazing bars (4 panes at No.26, 12 and 9 panes at No.32, and mixed at No.30). Large chimney stacks on the front and rear slopes at the junctions of the pairs. Rear and INTERIORS not inspected. Forms group with Nos 21 to 25 (qv) opposite, and with Nos 7 to 11 (qv) and 13 and 15 (qv) to the right of that.

Listing NGR: SD5826205512


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Legacy System number: 484911

Legacy System: LBS

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