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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.


List entry Number: 1197896



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


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388346

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SJ8497 NELSON STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock 698-1/21/602 (North side) 10/06/74 No.62 The Pankhurst Centre


One of a pair of villas, now part of The Pankhurst Centre (with No.60 to the right, q.v.). c.1840, altered. Red brick (the left side rendered and mostly scored), hipped slate roof. Two storeys and 3 bays, formerly symmetrical, with pedimented centre breaking forwards slightly; stone plinth, modillioned eaves cornice; central ellipical-headed doorway with set-in doorcase of slender Tuscan columns with entablature and cornice, panelled door and plain fanlight; 4-pane sashed windows with raised sills and wedge lintels, except ground floor right which has added rectangular bay window (now painted black) with slated pentice roof. Left return wall has (inter alia) a 2-storey canted bay to the rear, with 2-centred arched windows which have intersecting glazing bars and hoodmoulds. Interior not inspected. History: home of Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst at the time when she founded the Women's Social and Political Union in 1903 (part of the Suffragette Movement).

Listing NGR: SJ8500296292

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84992 96288


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