THE SWAN AND RAILWAY HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384554
Date first listed:
27-Jun-1995
Statutory Address:
THE SWAN AND RAILWAY HOTEL, 80, WALLGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SWAN AND RAILWAY HOTEL, 80, WALLGATE

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58088 05440

Details

WIGAN

SD5805SW WALLGATE 24-1/8/103 (West side) 27/06/95 No.80 The Swan and Railway Hotel

GV II

Hotel, now public house. 1898, by WEV Crompton. Red brick in Flemish bond with matching terracotta dressings including square tiling to ground floor; green slate roof. Narrow rectangular plan at right-angles to street. Scottish baronial style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, a 2-window facade, with two 2-storey semi-circular oriels to the upper floors, a modillioned cornice and coupled attic gables. The ground floor has a wide square-headed doorway offset left and flanked by 2-light windows, that to the right with a narrower doorway immediately to its right, all these openings with moulded eared surrounds and large overlights with stained glass. The upper floors have 5-light mullioned windows (3 lights in the oriels), those at 1st floor transomed, and pairs of round-headed lancets in the gables separated by Art Nouveau shafts rising to apex finials. Small-paned glazing to the windows. INTERIOR: original features including mosaic floor to porch lettered "Swan & Railway"; entrance passage and rear hall with foliated glazed wall-tiles; lounge to left of entrance passage, servery to bar of vault to right, panelled and stained glass screens to bar and original settle seating in both these rooms.





Listing NGR: SD5808805440

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484989
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14367/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Champness. Source Historic England Archive
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