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FORMER NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

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: FORMER NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

List entry Number: 1384472

Location

1 AND 3, KING STREET
FORMER NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 29, 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: 11-Jul-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484906

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WIGAN

SD5805NW KING STREET 24-1/7/17 (South West side) 11/07/83 Nos.1 AND 3

GV II

Includes: No.29 Former National Westminster Bank WALLGATE. Bank, now public house. 1866, with later additions to rear. Designed by Walters, Barker and Ellis of Manchester. Sandstone ashlar, hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan on corner site. Classical style with Italianate accent. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, with a 4-window facade to Wallgate and a 4 x 2 window facade to King Street. Hammer-dressed plinth, continuous channelled apron to ground-floor windows, frieze with bead-and-reel enrichment and prominent moulded cornice doubling as sill-band to 1st floor, plain frieze and prominent bracketed and dentilled cornice which carries a blocking course with upstands to the Wallgate facade. The ground floor of this facade has a large round-headed doorway to the left, with double doors and a plain fanlight in a shouldered architrave with carved enrichment and a straight moulded cornice; and 3 large segmental-headed sashed windows with eared architraves which have console keystones. The 1st floor has similar but smaller windows with simpler architraves. The 4-window left return (to King Street) has matching fenestration and a pair of side-wall chimneys; beyond this is a set-back 2-window addition which has a tall doorway and a large tripartite window at ground floor and above this a feature balcony to the larger of the 1st-floor windows; and attached to the rear of this is a short single-storey addition with a large doorway. INTERIOR not inspected. Front block appears to be unoccupied.





Listing NGR: SD5819705535

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National Grid Reference: SD 58197 05535

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