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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: 1246660



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: 09-Mar-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 455639

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SJ8398SE PARSONAGE GARDENS 698-1/27/270 (South side) 09/03/82 Arkwright House


Offices, now restaurant, offices etc. 1929, by Harry S. Fairhurst.Steel frame with Portland stone cladding (roof not visible). Large trapeziform plan on island site. Neo-classical style. Five storeys plus 2 attic storeys, 1:14:1 bays, the end bays set back and the first 2 storeys of the main range forming a podium to a 3-storey 14-bay order of giant Corinthian-style pilasters with plain frieze and dentilled cornice, over which are 2 attic storeys, the upper set back and finished with a frieze, cornice and blocking course. Banded rustication to ground floor, which has an arcade of round-headed windows with stepped voussoirs; 2-light mullioned windows to 1st floor and 1st attic storey; bronze-framed 3-light windows to the 3 floors of the pilastrade, with ornamental panels between the floors; simple 1-light windows to the upper attic storey. Return elevations similar, but with 2 columns in antis.

Listing NGR: SJ8358698420

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83586 98420


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