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

Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58359 07182



SD50NE WIGAN LANE 24-1/2/123 (West side) 24/10/51 The Elms


Villa, now Health Authority offices and nursing school. c1820-40, altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond, with sandstone plinth and dressings, hipped slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted main range with large service wing to rear. Late Georgian style. 2 storeys and cellars, 2:1:2 windows, symmetrical, the centre breaking forwards slightly; with a plinth, 1st-floor sillband, plain frieze, moulded cornice, and blocking course stepped up in the centre. Square porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters, plain frieze, moulded cornice and lead-clad blocking course; square-headed doorway with C20 double doors and deep 4-pane overlight. Unhorned 12-pane sashed windows on both floors, with wedge lintels. Pair of ridge chimneys flanking the centre. Generally similar fenestration in return sides. (C20 garage now attached to right-hand corner.) Rear service wing of 3 storeys to the same height. INTERIOR: doglegged staircase with 2 elaborate cast-iron balusters per tread; in front left room, a good moulded plaster cornice with bead-and-reel, stiff-leaf and scrolled foliated enrichment; otherwise, altered.

Listing NGR: SD5835907182


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

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Date: 28 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14365/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Doug McNeill. Source Historic England Archive
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