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BRIDGE WAREHOUSE AT EAST END OF LEEDS-LIVERPOOL CANAL BASIN

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: BRIDGE WAREHOUSE AT EAST END OF LEEDS-LIVERPOOL CANAL BASIN

List entry Number: 1384555

Location

BRIDGE WAREHOUSE AT EAST END OF LEEDS-LIVERPOOL CANAL BASIN, WALLGATE

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1978

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484990

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WIGAN

SD50NE WALLGATE 24-1/2/105 Bridge Warehouse at east end of 25/07/78 Leeds-Liverpool Canal Basin

II

Canal warehouse, now offices. 1777, for the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company; rebuilt 1984 by MS Churchward for AL Gibson. Coursed squared sandstone with punch-dressed quoining, slate roof. Rectangular double-pile plan on east-west axis, bridging the canal. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over shipping-hole basement, with a twin-gabled front facing along the canal, 2:2 windows. The shipping holes have coupled semi-circular arches with plain voussoirs. Above and flanking them are former loading slots of 3, 2, 2 and 3 stages with punch-dressed quoins and lintels, the openings at basement level of the outer bays now doorways and the others altered as windows; and in each gable is a small lunette. Coped gables; downspout from central valley. The left (north) side has a central 2-stage loading slot (altered as windows) flanked by one and 2 windows at basement level and 2 pairs of windows above; the right-hand (south) side has 2-stage loading slots (now windows) flanking 2 windows on each floor; the rear (overlooking a semicircular-ended basin) has 2 windows at ground floor aligned below the outermost of 4 windows at 1st floor, and 2 lunettes in the gables like those at the front. INTERIOR remodelled.







Listing NGR: SD5777805265

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National Grid Reference: SD 57778 05265

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