NUMBER 136 WITH ATTACHED WALL TO THE LEFT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384521
Date first listed:
11-Jul-1983
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 136 WITH ATTACHED WALL TO THE LEFT, 136, STANDISHGATE

Map

© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1384521.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Sep-2020 at 21:54:53.

Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 136 WITH ATTACHED WALL TO THE LEFT, 136, STANDISHGATE

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58493 06256

Details

WIGAN

SD5806SW STANDISHGATE 24-1/6/71 (West side) 11/07/83 No.136 with attached wall to the left

GV II

Town house with attached screen wall. Large town house, now integrated with No.138 (qv) as hotel. Imported rainwater head dated 1755; altered. Handmade red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone plinth and dressings, slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan (plus C20 back extension). Georgian. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical; with a 3-course plinth up to ground-floor sill level, rusticated quoins and modillioned eaves cornice. Central entrance, up a flight of 6 nosed steps flanked by curved stone walls, with a square-headed doorway in a shouldered architrave with keystone, a later panelled door and an overlight with geometric panes; 12-pane sashed windows in the centre and coupled 12-pane sashes in the outer bays, those at 2nd floor shorter and with square panes, and all in moulded architraves with keystones and moulded corbels to the sills. Moulded rainwater head left of centre with raised date "1755" and monogram. Original front-area railings on stone plinth, attached to entrance steps. Attached to left gable is a 2-storey screen wall and archway in similar materials, with panelled pilasters framing a tall elliptical-headed wagon archway with rusticated surround and keystone, a keyed oculus above, and a moulded cornice with blocking course. Rear altered. INTERIOR not inspected, but noted to contain features of interest including staircase. Forms group with No.134 (qv) adjoining to left and No.138 (qv) adjoining to right.



Listing NGR: SD5849306256

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484955
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.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 28 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/12712/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].