48 And 49 The Crescent / 48 And 49 Windsor Crescent / Joule House

30 Aug 2000
48 And 49 The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4NW
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48 And 49 Windsor Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4NW
Joule House, 1 Acton Square, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4NW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SJ8198NE THE CRESCENT 949-1/17/98 (South side) 31/01/52 Nos.48 AND 49 (Formerly Listed as: WINDSOR CRESCENT (South side) Nos.48 AND 49)


Includes: No.1 Joule House ACTON SQUARE. Group of 3 houses, forming a pair facing The Crescent, with return elevation to Acton Square a separate unit. Now in use as offices. Early C19. Brick with Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys, 8-window range to The Crescent, return elevation a 4-window range with lower wing beyond. Elevation to The Crescent comprises 2 units, symmetrically designed with advanced central block of 4 bays, housing entrances in outer bays. 8-panelled doors in projecting Ionic doorcases. 12-pane sash windows throughout, with flat-arched gauged brick heads. Continuous sill-band to first floor. Plain eaves cornice. Angle pilasters. End wall and axial stacks. Return elevation to No.1 Acton Square, a 4-window range with advanced central bay with doorway in projecting Ionic porch to left of centre. 12-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged brick heads, and sill-band to first floor. End wall stack. Known as Joule House, a plaque records that James Prescott Joule, scientist born in Salford in 1818, lived and worked in the house. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8199298634


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0124 IOE Records taken by Bryan F Basketter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Basketter, F. Bryan

Rights Holder: Basketter, F. Bryan


Brick, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Office, Unassigned, Building