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Latitude: 53.4962 / 53°29'46"N
Longitude: -2.5191 / 2°31'8"W
OS Eastings: 365660
OS Northings: 400067
OS Grid: SD656000
Mapcode National: GBR BXV0.FF
Mapcode Global: WH986.8DP3
Entry Name: The George and Dragon
Listing Date: 18 October 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1261842
English Heritage Legacy ID: 213551
Location: Wigan, WN7
Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh East
Built-Up Area: Atherton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Leigh St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
The following building shall be added:
LEIGH KING STREET
SD 60 SE
2/65 No.7 (The George
Public house. Mid C17 altered C19 and C20. Painted brick, Welsh slate roof.
2-storey, twin-gabled front having 2 windows to 1st floor; deep plan with short
side-wing off left return. Doorway to right of centre has corniced wooden doorcase
and is flanked by broad 4-pane sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels.
Applied herringbone boarding to 1st floor; transomed 3-light casements.
Bargeboards with turned finials. Brick stack to left of central valley; lantern to
right-hand ridge. Rear: left gable has fragment of brick hoodmould. Left return:
gabled wing lit by early 3-light casement under brick hoodmould; remains of
hoodmould to ground-floor on right. Both returns show a ragged joint near King
Street facade indicating refronting. Interior: some contemporary ceiling beams in
bar area; remainder of interior likely to conceal extensive C17 fabric. One of the
few identifiable C17 urban buildings in this area.
Listing NGR: SD6566000067
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