CHEETHAM TOWN HALL (FORMER)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208440
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
CHEETHAM TOWN HALL (FORMER), 107, CHEETHAM HILL ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHEETHAM TOWN HALL (FORMER), 107, CHEETHAM HILL ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84178 99693

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8499 CHEETHAM HILL ROAD, Cheetham 698-1/15/558 (West side) 03/10/74 No.107 Cheetham Town Hall (former) (Formerly Listed as: CHEETHAM HILL ROAD, Cheetham (West side) Cheetham Town Hall)

GV II

Former town hall. 1853-5, by T.Bird; altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Approximately rectangular plan with side wings. Italianate style. Two storeys, 2:3:2 bays, symmetrical, the centre breaking forwards, plus 1- and 2-bay side wings, with stone plinth, rusticated quoins, 1st-floor sill-band, prominent cornice on moulded wooden brackets, brick parapet and hipped roofs with side-wall chimneys. The ground floor has a central round-headed doorway with ornamented stone surround and panelled double doors, round-headed windows with stone architraves, and attached to the centre (slightly offset to the left) an added 3-bay iron porte-cochere with slender columns, open-work spandrels, moulded cornice with finials and open-work cresting, and mono-pitched glazed roof with elaborate wrought-iron ornamental balcony at the back. The 1st floor has tall sashed windows with shouldered architraves, that in the centre with a cornice on consoles and the others with blank stone panels above. The side wings, set back and lower, are in similar style. Interior not inspected. Forms group with Town Hall Annexe to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8417899693

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387988
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01613/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Malies. Source Historic England Archive
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