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WALLGATE STATION ENTRANCE BLOCK

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: WALLGATE STATION ENTRANCE BLOCK

List entry Number: 1384563

Location

WALLGATE STATION ENTRANCE BLOCK, 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: 08-Dec-1999

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484998

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WIGAN

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

GV II

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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