Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384546

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Dec-1999

Statutory Address: 2, 4 AND 6, KING STREET

Statutory Address: PUBLIC HOUSE, 27, WALLGATE


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Statutory Address: 2, 4 AND 6, KING STREET

Statutory Address: PUBLIC HOUSE, 27, WALLGATE

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 58215 05561


This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/12/17

SD 5805 NW, 24-1/7/95

WIGAN, WALLGATE (East side), No. 27, Public House

(Formerly listed as: Blairs Public House; previously listed as: WALLGATE Minorca Hotel)




Includes: Nos. 2, 4 AND 6 KING STREET. Inn, now public house and shops. Probably c1820; altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond (3+1), ground floor of front range now faced with square painted tiles; some sandstone and terracotta dressings, hipped slate roof. L-plan on corner site. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 5 windows (to Wallgate); with a plain cornice to ground floor, plain frieze and oversailing eaves. The ground floor has a segmental-headed doorway to the 4th bay in a Tuscan doorcase with modillioned cornice and blocking course, flanked by 12-pane fixed windows with glazed buff terracotta surrounds, pilastered "shop" windows in the 1st 2 bays, and a splayed corner to the right with a 15-pane fixed window. The 1st floor has recessed segmental-headed 12-pane sashed windows with stepped surrounds, the 2nd floor has 9-pane sashes (except the 1st, altered), all these windows with raised sills. The 5-window right-hand return (to King Street) has similar fenestration to the upper floors, a doorway flanked by tripartite sashes at ground floor; and beyond these a segmental-headed wagon archway with rusticated long-and-short surround. Nos 2, 4 and 6 King Street are a 3-window continuation of this range, matching it except at ground floor which has shop fronts (one with a recessed doorway flanked by plate-glass windows with consoles to the fascia). Rear and INTERIOR altered.

Listing NGR: SD5821505561


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

Legacy System number: 484981

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing