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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.


List entry Number: 1384563



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: 08-Dec-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484998

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SD5805NW WALLGATE 24-1/7/115 (West side) Wallgate Station, entrance block


Railway station booking hall/office block. 1896, by Henry Shelmerdine; replacing original station built 1848. Red brick with red sandstone dressings, slate roof; with porte-cochere of cast-iron and glass. Irregular plan parallel to street and standing back from it, with front canopy and very prominent porte-cochere bridging cobbled forecourt. 2 storeys, 2:3:2 bays, the corners canted back; arcaded ground floor composed of elliptical-headed arches with linking impost bands, entrance arches in the 3-bay centre and windows in the flanking wings; mullioned windows at 1st floor; hipped roofs to wings. Ground floor protected by 5-bay canopy from which projects a tall 3-bay porte-cochere composed of cast-iron columns with arched open-work foliated brackets and glazed roof of 3 hipped spans carried on latticed girders. Forms a noticeable feature of this side of the street.

Listing NGR: SD5814305532

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National Grid Reference: SD 58143 05532


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