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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: 1384545



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: 11-Jul-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Dec-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484980

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SD 5805 NW, 24-1/7/113

WIGAN, WALLGATE (West side), No. 26, Public House

(Formerly listed as: The Bees Knees Public House; previously Listed as: WALLGATE, The Bees Knees Public House)




Public house. Late C18 or early C19; altered, and internal remodelling in progress at time of inspection (June 1992). Red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan with back extension. Georgian. EXTERIOR: Three storeys and three windows, symmetrical; with a chamfered plinth, rusticated long-and-short quoins (painted), plain frieze and very prominent eaves cornice with blocking course. The ground floor has a large round-headed doorway with stepped surround, set-in Tuscan columns, panelled door and fanlight with altered glazing; and large tripartite sashed windows with square-cut stone mullions. The 1st floor has similar tripartite windows above these, and a 12-pane sash in the centre; the 2nd floor has similar 12-pane sashes. All these windows have raised sills and wedge lintels. Both side walls have sashed windows with glazing bars, and the left side has a doorway near the front with plate-glass panel engraved "DOG AND PARTRIDGE HOTEL". Right-hand rear corner (towards churchyard) has quoins and eaves cornice. Rear wing of handmade brick. Modern extension to rear of building is not of special interest. INTERIOR altered. Forms group with Church of All Saints (qv), with No. 22 (qv) to right of entrance to churchyard, and with No. 28 (Head Post Office (qv)) to left.

Listing NGR: SD5818005621

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National Grid Reference: SD 58180 05621


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