QUEENS HALL METHODIST MISSION (ENTRANCE BLOCK ONLY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384491
Date first listed:
08-Dec-1999
Statutory Address:
QUEENS HALL METHODIST MISSION (ENTRANCE BLOCK ONLY), 44-50, MARKET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
QUEENS HALL METHODIST MISSION (ENTRANCE BLOCK ONLY), 44-50, MARKET STREET

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58126 05834

Details

WIGAN

SD5805NW MARKET STREET 24-1/7/39 (West side) Nos.44-50 (Even) Queens Hall Methodist Mission (entrance block only)

II

Entrance block of former concert hall (demolished 1985), now Methodist Mission. 1906, by Bradshaw and Gass of Bolton; altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond, with stone-coloured dressings, graduated slate roof. Rectangular plan. Edwardian Baroque style. 3 storeys and attic plus a 2-stage turret, 2:1:2 windows, symmetrical; ground floor altered; giant pilasters to the centre, pulvinated frieze and modillioned cornice, square turret with clasping pilasters and prominent cornice to the lower stage, domed Baroque upper stage. The 1st floor has tall cross-windows with wooden mullions and transoms, and moulded architraves with large keyblocks and open segmental pediments, that in the centre featured with Ionic columns and the others with festoons; the 2nd floor has 2-light casements with simpler architraves; at attic level the turret has a lunette with triple keystone, the outer bays have large pedimented dormers with 3-light casements; and all these windows have glazing bars. Raised coped gables, gable chimneys. Forms a very prominent feature of the street.





Listing NGR: SD5812605834

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484925
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.

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Date: 08 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16583/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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