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ADULT DEAF AND DUMB INSTITUTE (FORMER)

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: ADULT DEAF AND DUMB INSTITUTE (FORMER)

List entry Number: 1200839

Location

ADULT DEAF AND DUMB INSTITUTE (FORMER), GROSVENOR STREET

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

County:

District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388163

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8497 GROSVENOR STREET 698-1/20/596 (South side) 03/10/74 Chorlton-On-Medlock Adult Deaf and Dumb Institute (former)

GV II

Former Deaf and Dumb Institute. Dated 1878 on central gable; by John Lowe; altered. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Gothic style. Two storeys and basement, 3 bays, symmetrical, with gabled centre; raked sills, frieze over ground floor inscribed "ADULT" "DEAF & DUMB" "INSTITUTE", corner pilasters to 1st floor, central gable with kneelers and apex cross, parapets to the outer bays. The centre has a wide doorway with large 2-centred arched head moulded in 3 orders, carved imposts, a hoodmould and carved shield with open hand, and a wrought-iron lamp bracket over this; at 1st floor a large 2-centred arch containing a pedestal with sculpture of the Good Shepherd under a cusped and gabled canopy and flanked by arched lights and roundels, raised lettering above on either side "A:D" "1878", and in the gable 3 very small lancets under a semi-circular relieving arch. The outer bays have coupled 2-centred arched windows to ground floor and 2-centred arched windows to 1st floor with 2 arched lights and a quatrefoil in the head, with hoodmoulds and gablets above. Gable chimneys. Forms group with Grosvnor Picture Palace to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8439897079

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84398 97079

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