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QUEENS HALL METHODIST MISSION (ENTRANCE BLOCK ONLY)

List Entry Summary

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

Name: QUEENS HALL METHODIST MISSION (ENTRANCE BLOCK ONLY)

List entry Number: 1384491

Location

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

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1999

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484925

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SD 58126 05834

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