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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
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SD 57904 06409



SD50NE MESNES PARK 24-1/2/44 The Pavilion 11/07/83


Park pavilion, now cafe. Probably c1880; altered. Yellow brick, some red brick, red and yellow terracotta tiles, cast-iron porch, roof of felt tiles. Octagonal plan plus polygonal wings to alternate sides (including open porch to south-east side). Eclectic style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with tall one-storey wings, plus a very large lantern to the centre; yellow brick ground floor on red brick plinth, red brick 1st floor with string course, parapet with facing of terracotta floral tiles and stone coping; glazed lantern carried on cast-iron columns. The 4-window cardinal sides have square-headed windows at ground floor (doorway in west and north sides) and round-headed windows arcaded at 1st floor. The south-east side has a tall 5-sided open porch of twisted cast-iron columns with foliated open-work brackets forming decorative spandrels, protecting a square-headed doorway with a tympanum of terracotta tiles (doors altered); the other 3 sides have 5-sided wings with round-headed windows. The lantern, carried on twisted cast-iron columns with crocket capitals, has 6 tall round-headed lights in each side, and a strongly-swept roof in 2 stages, with louvres between these and a weather vane finial. INTERIOR: supporting cast-iron columns panelled at ground floor, exposed at 1st floor. Forms group with Bandstand (qv) to west and with Powell monument (qv) to south east.

Listing NGR: SD5790406409


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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: 28 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14365/11
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