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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: 1384541



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: 17-Nov-1997

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Dec-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484976

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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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National Grid Reference: SD 58232 05629


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