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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.

Name: GATEWAY AND LODGES TO HAIGH HALL PARK

List entry Number: 1384570

Location

GATEWAY AND LODGES TO HAIGH HALL PARK, WIGAN LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
WiganMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 485005

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History

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Details

WIGAN

SD50NE WIGAN LANE 24-1/2/120 (East side) 24/10/51 Gateway and lodges to Haigh Hall Park

II*

Formerly known as: The Lodge WIGAN LANE. Entrance archway and lodges with linking railings and gates. Probably c1840; altered. Sandstone ashlar, with slate roofs to lodges and cast-iron railings and gates. Linear plan, the archway linked to square lodges by short sections of railings. Classical style. Tall round-headed archway with moulded head and moulded imposts carried through, framed by pilasters and corner pilasters and entablature with plain frieze and moulded cornice with blocking course; large pendent cast-iron lamp bracket suspended from soffit of arch; pair of elaborately-moulded cast-iron gates. Linking the archway to the lodge on each side is a short section of matching railings with a pedestrian gate in the centre. Square lodges with cut-out corners, single-storey, one bay, with cavetto plinth, plain frieze, moulded cornice with blocking course, and low pyramidal roof with central chimney. In the front and rear wall of each is a rectangular recess with set-in Tuscan columns framing a doorway, those at the front both blocked (that to the right with a damaged door covering internal blocking); and in the side walls of each are 2 narrow windows, those in the lodge to the left blocked and those in the lodge to the right covered by C20 wooden shutters.





Listing NGR: SD5849407164

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National Grid Reference: SD 58494 07164

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