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MOOTHALL CHAMBERS

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: MOOTHALL CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1384542

Location

MOOTHALL CHAMBERS, 6, 8 AND 10, WALLGATE

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-May-1999

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484977

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WIGAN

SD5805NW WALLGATE 24-1/7/92 (West side) 05/05/99 Nos.6, 8 AND 10 Moothall Chambers

GV II

Three shops with offices over, now Building Society premises. 1884, by Isitt and Verity; altered. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Irregular trapeziform plan on acutely-angled corner site, curved slightly back at right-hand end. French Renaissance style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 1:5:1 windows; C20 pilastered ground floor with continuous cornice; above this, featured end bays framed by enriched pilasters to both floors; enriched frieze and prominent modillioned eaves cornice. The ground floor has a doorway in the centre under a segmental pediment with carving and shield; altered shop fronts in the other bays. At 1st floor the outer bays have 3-light segmental oriels with reeded bases, slender shafts to the mullions with crocket caps, plain friezes and moulded cornices; and the main range has square-headed windows with individual prominent cornices on brackets. At 2nd floor the outer bays have Venetian windows with keystones and richly-carved spandrels; and the main range has arcaded round-headed windows with carved imposts, keystones and carved spandrels. All these windows sashed without glazing bars. 4-window right-hand return in simpler style. INTERIOR not inspected. Forms group with Nos 12-20 (qv) adjoining to left, and No.22 (qv) adjoining those, together constituting a block which makes an important contribution to the central area of Wigan. Included for group value.





Listing NGR: SD5820805656

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National Grid Reference: SD 58208 05656

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