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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: 1200840



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: 06-Jun-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388165

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/01/2015

SJ8497 698-1/20/598

MANCHESTER Chorlton-On-Medlock GROSVENOR STREET (South side) No 97, Oddfellows Hall

(Formerly listed as Royal Northern College of Music Museum Building)

GV II Friendly society offices, now college. c.1900-10, altered. Brick, with facade of cream terracotta (roof not visible). Rectangular plan. Edwardian Baroque style. Three storeys, 1:2:1:2:1 bays, symmetrical, the centre and ends breaking forwards slightly and the intermediate bays with giant Ionic columns framing recessed windows to 1st and 2nd floors; with channelled rustication to ground floor, prominent modillioned cornice and balustraded parapet. The centre has a round-headed doorway with large cartouche keyblock and scrolled wrought-iron fanlight, flanked by pendent pilasters with fasces, giant pilasters to the upper floors with panels containing fasces, windows with enriched architraves,and a segmental open pediment. Windows to the upper floors with variously enriched architraves, including swagged aprons at 2nd floor; segmental-headed windows at ground floor except those in the end bays which are square-headed, all with splayed voussoirs and large key blocks; all glazing altered, but 2 windows at ground floor to the right have remains of engraved glass, one of these representing half of the original and lettered "Order of/ MANCHESTER/ FRIENDLY/ OFFICES". Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8452997139

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84529 97139


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