Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384552

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Statutory Address: 54 AND 56, WALLGATE


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Statutory Address: 54 AND 56, WALLGATE

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 58124 05494



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


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

Legacy System number: 484987

Legacy System: LBS

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