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

Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
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SD 58232 05629



SD5805NW WALLGATE 24-1/7/91 (East side) 17/11/97 No.5 The Raven Hotel (Formerly Listed as: WALLGATE (East side) No.5 (The Raven Hotel))


Public house. Dated 1904 at 2nd floor; by Heaton, Ralph and Heaton; slightly altered. Red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Narrow elongated plan at right-angles to street. Edwardian Baroque style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over cellars, 2 very unequal bays, with a prominent cornice over the ground floor, another cornice over the 2nd floor with egg-and-dart enrichment, a shaped parapet with centre panel lettered "1904" and above this a very large semicircular pediment containing a painted raven in relief with raised lettering "RAVEN HOTEL", flanked by large ball finials. The ground floor has a doorway to the left under a pedimented concave upstand lettered "RAVEN HOTEL", and a 4-light window to the right, all these openings in a continuous stone architrave, with brackets to the cornice over the window. On the upper floors there are one-light windows to the narrow bay above the door, and a wide 2-storey canted oriel to the other bay, with stone mullions, wooden transoms and a moulded cornice. INTERIOR: glazed pale green wall tiling with Art Nouveau foliation; mahogany panelled bar and partitions (some interrupted or removed); Jacobean-style staircase.

Listing NGR: SD5823205629


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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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Date: 18 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/10971/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
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