MOOTHALL CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384542
Date first listed:
05-May-1999
Statutory Address:
MOOTHALL CHAMBERS, 6, 8 AND 10, WALLGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOOTHALL CHAMBERS, 6, 8 AND 10, WALLGATE

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58208 05656

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484977
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: IOE01/10971/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
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