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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 58444 06593



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


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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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