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

Map

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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

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212974

Legacy System: LBS

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