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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.

Name: 54 AND 56, WALLGATE

List entry Number: 1384552



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484987

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SD5805SW WALLGATE 24-1/8/101 (West side) 11/07/83 Nos.54 AND 56


Small town house, now cafe. Probably earlier C18, and later; altered as shop in C19. Painted brick in Flemish bond (1st floor), slate roof. 2-unit plan with back extension. 2 low storeys, 2 windows, with a moulded wooden eaves cornice. The ground floor has large C19 shop windows of 3 and 2 arched lights and a recessed entrance to the right with panelled side wall, framed by central and terminal pilasters which have raised round-headed panels, and very elaborate consoles enriched with scallops, garlands carrying a prominent modillioned cornice with ball finials at the ends. The upper floor has horned sashed windows, that to the right with stained glass. Mounted on the front slope of the roof is a large full-width signboard with painted lettering "AD POOLES 1847". INTERIOR: woodwork in simple early Mackintosh manner. Forms group with No.52 (Victoria Hotel (qv)) adjoining to the right.

Listing NGR: SD5812405494

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National Grid Reference: SD 58124 05494


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