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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: 1219102



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: 03-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388224

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SJ8398SE KENNEDY STREET 698-1/27/173 (South West side) 03/10/74 No.14 Manchester Law Library


Law library. 1885, by Thomas Hartas. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular plan. Venetian Gothic style. Two-storey 3-bay facade with basement and attic; with hexagonal shafts, bands of round-headed geometrical blind tracery over ground floor openings, parapet inscribed "MANCHESTER" "LAW LIBRARY" either side of centre, full attic storey; recessed doorway to right under screen of open tracery; large 3-light sashed windows on both floors, all with trefoil lights and all at 1st floor with quatrefoils above, and that in the centre in an oriel with open-arcaded parapet; arcaded trefoil-headed attic windows, also sashed. Dentilled cornice. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8391998165

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83919 98165


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