FORMER WESTWOOD ESTATE OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384509
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1997
Statutory Address:
FORMER WESTWOOD ESTATE OFFICE, 5, RODNEY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER WESTWOOD ESTATE OFFICE, 5, RODNEY STREET

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58399 05437

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/11/2017

SD 5805 SW, 24-1/8/58

WIGAN, RODNEY STREET (South side), No. 5, Former Westwood Estate Office

(Formerly listed as: Westwood Estate Office)

28/10/97

GV

II

Estate office when surveyed; Probably late C18 or early C19, remodelled in 1896 (dated over doorway). Red brick with freestone and terracotta dressings; sides and rear of coursed squared sandstone; slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan with back extension. Domestic style with Baroque features. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical; with plain pilasters to both floors, string course over ground floor, moulded cornice and balustraded parapet over 2nd floor, steeply-pitched semi-conical roofs over the outer bays with finials. The centre has an elliptical-arched doorway with moulded and banded head, frieze lettered "WESTWOOD / ESTATE OFFICE", and heavy panelled divided doors, framed by an elaborate renaissance-style architrave with 2 free-standing columns, moulded cornice and upstand with swan-neck supporters and lettered plaque including shield and monogram flanked by date "18" "96"; and at 1st floor a sashed window framed by simple pilasters. The outer bays have 2-storey canted bay windows with sashed glazing, those at ground floor with enrichment similar to that of the doorway. Side-wall chimneys. The estate office was unoccupied at the time of the survey (August 1992). INTERIOR not inspected. Included for group value with former Town Hall (King Street, qv).



Listing NGR: SD5839905437

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
484943
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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