ENTRANCE PORTAL AND LODGES TO FORMER WHITE CITY GREYHOUND TRACK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1067874
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE PORTAL AND LODGES TO FORMER WHITE CITY GREYHOUND TRACK, CHESTER ROAD

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Location

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

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

District:
Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 81254 96226

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212974
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/06874/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive
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