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Fairfield Private Hotel, Leigh

Description: Fairfield Private Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 213554

OS Grid Reference: SJ6545999561
OS Grid Coordinates: 365459, 399561
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4916, -2.5221

Location: 72 Saint Helens Road, Leigh WN7 4HW WN7 4HW

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 4HW

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
SJ 69 NE
(west side)
6/58 Fairfield Private
House now hotel. c1840. Red brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys
with attics, 3 x 2-bays with 2-storey l-bay wing to rear-right corner and kitchen
wing in angle with main range. Plinth. Open-fronted, central porch has corniced
transom and overlight in keyed archivolt; cornice and blocking course; wide
panelled door within. Outer bays lit by large sashes with glazing bars in
architraves rising from blocks on plinth. 1st floor: band; moulded sill band;
central rounded headed sash with consoles to keyed archivolt; outer windows as below
but smaller. Nosed string course and brackets on consoles beneath corniced eaves
overhang; hipped roof with corniced stacks to side ridges. Wing set back on right
has basket-arched carriage entrance with keystone; sill band to 16-pane sash; hipped
roof. Rear: round-headed sash to stair window; attic windows below eaves. Left
return: inserted French window on left otherwise sashes with glazing bars under
wedge lintels. Right return: bay 1 blind, unequally hung 16-pane sash to ground
floor bay 2. Interior: central hall with contemporary staircase having cast-iron
balustrade. Pilastered marble fireplace in front-left room.

Listing NGR: SJ6545999561

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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