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ENTRANCE PORTAL AND LODGES TO FORMER WHITE CITY GREYHOUND TRACK

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: ENTRANCE PORTAL AND LODGES TO FORMER WHITE CITY GREYHOUND TRACK

List entry Number: 1067874

Location

ENTRANCE PORTAL AND LODGES TO FORMER WHITE CITY GREYHOUND TRACK, CHESTER ROAD

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

County:

District: Trafford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jun-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212974

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

STRETFORD CHESTER ROAD SJ 89 NW (south-east side) (sJ 8196 SW) 3/16 Entrance portal and lodges to former White City - greyhound track - II Entrance portal and lodges. 1828. Ashlar, now painted, with cast-iron gates. Double vehicular gates flanked by pedestrian doorways and 2-storey lodges.In a grand classical manner. Elaborate double cast-iron gates below a semi- circular keystone arch flanked by freestanding paired unfluted Ionic columns. The doorways also have cast-iron gates and blind recesses above. 2-storeyed lodges to either side with attached giant columns in antis and 12-pane sash windows on each floor. A bold entablature and blocking course continues across the entire composition breaking forward above the freestanding columns. The portal was originally the entrance to the Botanic Gardens.

Listing NGR: SJ8125496226

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National Grid Reference: SJ 81254 96226

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