ASHTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1197764
Date first listed:
16-May-1988
Statutory Address:
ASHTON HOUSE, CORPORATION STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHTON HOUSE, CORPORATION STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84288 99157

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/10/2017

SJ 8499, 698-1/15/70

MANCHESTER, CORPORATION STREET (east side), Ashton House

16/05/88

GV

II

Women's hostel. 1910 by the City Architect H R Price. Red brick and common brick, with dressings of buff and white terracotta, slate roof. Triangular plan with two rounded corners, on narrow island site. Arts and Crafts style. Basement and four storeys, a 14-window asymmetrical facade to Corporation Street, with a 3-bay entrance section, pilastered, with tall parapet of white terracotta gabled over the centre, recessed segmental-arched porch to left with mutule cornice, square-headed doorway with 6-light overlight, a round-headed arched window to the right, three 1-light windows on each floor of the centre, coupled windows in the left bay and staggered windows in the right-hand bay; long range to left with boarded windows at ground floor, coupled windows to upper floors, terminating in curved corner at very acute angle; shorter range to the right, with large round-headed windows at ground floor, and coupled windows above. All ground-floor windows boarded, all other windows sashed with glazing bars in the upper leaf only. Single-storey banded apse to the south end, above which the pilastered gable wall has one window on each floor and an embattled parapet with central gable, lettered "ASHTON HOUSE". Other sides similar but simpler. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8428899157

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388032
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.

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Date: 05 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03776/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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