This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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: 5-15, SWINLEY ROAD

List entry Number: 1384534



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.

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484969

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



SD50NE SWINLEY ROAD 24-1/2/85 (South side) Nos.5-15 (Odd)


Terraced row of 6 town houses, now flats. Probably 1876. By G Heaton of Wigan for the Wigan Land and Building Company; altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond with dressings of matching red terracotta, and some sandstone (now painted); sides and rear of common brick; slate roof. Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, built in 3 halls-adjoining pairs with coupled back extensions. Eclectic style combining Gothic and Arts-and-Crafts features. EXTERIOR: 2 and a half storeys over cellars, each with 2 1st-floor windows; chamfered stone plinth, stone sills to the windows, stone lintels to the doorways and to windows at ground and 1st floors. A symmetrical composition in which each house has a featured bay with a canted bay window at ground floor, a 2-light sashed window at 1st floor with segmental-pointed extrados filled with saw-toothed coursing and covered by a hood-mould, and a broad gabled half-dormer with a segmental-pointed window flanked by coupled pilasters strips rising to an oversailing gable with pargeting in the apex. Between these bays are coupled square-headed doorways with moulded pilaster jambs and enriched capitals, and panelled half-glazed doors with rectangular overlights; above each doorway is a one-light sashed window with 2-centred arched extrados, and a segmental-pointed attic window under an oversailing gable. Over the ground floor runs a terracotta band with rippled, moulded and nailhead enrichment, carried round the bays as a frieze; and the 1st floor has an enriched impost band. Coupled chimney stacks on front slope of roof. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5844406593

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: SD 58444 06593


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. 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 - 1384534 .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 21-Sep-2018 at 07:23:55.

End of official listing