DALTON HALL WITH ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208904
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
DALTON HALL WITH ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, CONYNGHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
DALTON HALL WITH ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, CONYNGHAM ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 85611 95593

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8595 CONYNGHAM ROAD, Rusholme 698-1/22/789 (East side) 03/10/74 Dalton Hall with attached forecourt walls (Formerly Listed as: CONYNGHAM ROAD, Rusholme (East side) Dalton Hall)

GV II

Hall of residence for members of the Society of Friends to attend Manchester University. 1881-2 by G.T.Redmayne. Stock brick wih red brick and sandstone dressings, some red terracotta, slate roofs with red cockscomb ridging tiles. Long range with rear wing towards south end. Three storeys with basement and attics, asymmetrical, with a gabled wing at the north end, a lower 3-window link with 3 gables, and a higher 9-window range with 4 gables, the first 2 linked and the 3rd, which breaks forwards slightly, containing the main entrance. High basement, moulded terracotta sill-bands to all floors, stone gable copings. The entrance, up a flight of steps, has a wide 2-centred arch moulded in 3 orders with a hoodmould, and a richly ornamented triptych of terracotta panels above, including the date 1881, and above this a 3-light brick-mullioned window to each floor, the lower under a segmental relieving arch and the upper in a 2-centred blank arch. To the right of the entrance is a 3-stage transomed stairwindow; otherwise, most other windows are of 3 and 4 lights with brick mullions and segmental relieving arches, those at 1st and 2nd floors of the coupled gable portion set in pilasterd giant blank arches. Attached to the entrance steps are the splayed returned ends of the forecourt wall, which has brick piers at short intervals, linked by twisted iron bars.

Listing NGR: SJ8561195593

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388029
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: 11 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/16320/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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