PHARMACY DEPARTMENT, DEPARTMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209002
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
PHARMACY DEPARTMENT, DEPARTMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, COUPLAND STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PHARMACY DEPARTMENT, DEPARTMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, COUPLAND STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84431 96525

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8496 COUPLAND STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock 698-1/21/592 (South side) 03/10/74 No.3 Pharmacy Department, Department of Adult Education, University of Manchester

GV II

Medical school, now pharmacy department (etc) of University of Manchester. 1874, by Alfred Waterhouse. Pale yellow brick with sandstone dressings, red tiled roofs. Irregular L-shaped plan formed by main range parallel to street, with set-back continuation at left end and rear wing to this. Four and 2 storeys. The 4-storey main range, 9 wide bays, the first (incorporating the entrance) treated as a corner tower, the 2nd and 9th wider than the others and gabled, all these with corner pinnacles and the corner tower with a slated spirelet, has stone sill-bands and head-bands, cusped stone niches between the bays at top floor, and a moulded cornice and parapet. The corner tower has (inter alia) a large 2-centred moulded entrance arch in each side at ground floor and a 1st-floor oriel in the left side; otherwise, the ground, 1st and 2nd floors have large sashed windows (variously 1, 2 and 3 lights), the 3rd floor has stone mullioned 4-light sashed windows, and the gables have 3-bay arcades of arched windows. The continuation to the left, 2 unequal storeys and 7 narrow bays, has a tall ground floor with buttresses, tall cross-windows with arched lights, and corbel tables; 3-light mullioned windows at 1st floor; gabled dormers over the 2nd and 6th bays and a continous skylight between these; and a fleche on the ridge. Rear wing in similar style, irregular, with steeply-pitched roofs, dormers, etc. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8443196525

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
388035
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.

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01615/22
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