BUS DEPOT AND TRANSPORT MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1247471
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1988
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
99 AND 99A, QUEENS ROAD
Statutory Address:
BUS DEPOT AND TRANSPORT MUSEUM, QUEENS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
99 AND 99A, QUEENS ROAD
Statutory Address:
BUS DEPOT AND TRANSPORT MUSEUM, QUEENS ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 84607 00594

Details

MANCHESTER

SD80SW QUEENS ROAD, Cheetham 698-1/2/570 (North side) 20/06/88 Bus Depot and Transport Museum (Formerly Listed as: QUEENS ROAD, Cheetham (North side) Bus Depot and Transport Museum including Nos 99 &99a)

II

Includes: Nos.99 AND 99A QUEENS ROAD Cheetham. Former electric tram shed, now bus depot and museum. Dated 1901; altered. Red brick, some stone dressings, steeply-pitched slate roofs. Office block to front; tram shed behind facade. Two storeys, 15 irregular bays, plus wide splayed corner to left. The corner has a very large round-headed window with chamfered surround and 5 stone voussoirs including carved keystone, and a keyed clock-face above with arched surround, and is flanked by ramped screen walls. The main range has bays in rhythm AAABBACABBAAAA, with low buttresses between these sections: "A" bays have semi-circular windows at ground floor and tall half dormers with gables; the central "C" bay is similar but larger, with a banded gable; and the "B" bays have square-headed windows on both floors, and eaves swept out. All windows have metal glazing bars. Nos.99 and 99A attached at right-hand end similar but with wooden small-paned windows. The splayed corner has a foundation stone with lettering including the words "City of Manchester. The first electric car shed, opened on the 6th day of June 1901", and a war memorial plaque. Very long return side in simpler style. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD8460700594

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 29 August 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
456960
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 29 August 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/134088
War Memorials Register, accessed 29 August 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/25078

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: 21 Dec 2006
Reference: IOE01/16284/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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