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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.


List entry Number: 1384517



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


District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484951

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SD5806SW STANDISHGATE 24-1/6/137 (North West side) No.94 Griffin Hotel


Public house. Dated 1905 over doorway; altered. By Heaton and Ralph of Wigan. Red brick in English garden wall bond with dressings of red and buff terracotta, hipped green slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan. Edwardian Baroque style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, 3 bays, symmetrical; the ground floor faced with square tiles and finished with a moulded cornice, and the outer bays of the upper floors featured with giant Ionic semi-columns (banded buff and red) and modillioned semicircular pediments. At ground floor the centre bay has a wide splayed segmental archway with a keystone and Vitruvian scroll enrichment to the lintel which is lettered "19" to the left and "05" to the right, containing a depressed-arched doorway framed by panelled pilasters, and the outer bays each have a pair of transomed rectangular windows with pilastered surrounds, divided triple keystones, engraved plate-glass and brattished transoms. Above the doorway is a prominent wrought-iron bracket with a lamp. At 1st floor the centre has a transomed 3-light window framed by terracotta columns and a cornice with curved upstand lettered "OB LD.", to the left of this window a very large and prominent wrought-iron bracket with scrolled enrichment displaying a large signboard painted with a griffin, a white-tiled frieze lettered "GRIFFIN HOTEL" and a prominent modillioned eaves cornice, above which is a flat-roofed 3-light dormer. The pediment outer bays have segmental 3-light oriels at 1st floor with brattished transoms, casement windows and shaped parapets, and the 2nd floor has 2-light sashes. A good example of its type and date. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5840906084

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National Grid Reference: SD 58409 06084


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