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Statutory Address:

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

Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58129 05504


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SD 5805 NW, 24-1/7/100

WIGAN, WALLGATE (west side), No. 52, Former Victoria Hotel

(Formerly listed as: Victoria Hotel)




Former Hotel. 1894, by Heaton, Ralph and Heaton; altered. Painted stucco on brick, with painted stone dressings, slate roof concealed by brick parapet. Wide U-plan formed by double-depth front range parallel to street with back extensions. EXTERIOR: Three storeys over cellars, an 8-window range, formerly symmetrical; with channelled rustication to ground floor, super-imposed pilasters to the upper floors (coupled to the outer bays, single to the 3rd and 6th) and broad bands between the floors; dentilled cornice and rebuilt brick parapet. The 3rd bay has a Tuscan porch with dentilled cornice and balustraded parapet with ball finials protecting an elliptical-headed doorway with pilastered surround and panelled double doors, and the 6th bay has a window replacing a former doorway (presumably similar to the first); tripartite windows flanking this former doorway; otherwise, all windows are sashed without glazing bars (those at ground floor with stained glass in the upper leaves) and have emphatic moulded architraves with scrolled feet and dentilled cornices, vertically linked by panels of curvilinear patterning in the bands. INTERIOR not inspected. Forms group with nos. 54 and 56 adjoining to the left (qv).

Listing NGR: SD5812905504


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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: IOE01/10971/18
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