WILMSLOW ROAD, 17, THE GROVE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254892
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
17, THE GROVE
Statutory Address:
WILMSLOW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
17, THE GROVE
Statutory Address:
WILMSLOW ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84903 90433

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8490 WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury 698-1/25/657 (North side) 17 The Grove

GV II

House. Probably c.1870; altered. Brown brick in header bond, with some red brick, sandstone dressings, and some applied "half-timbering"; slate roof. Rectangular plan. North German vernacular style. Two storeys, a gabled 5-window facade (the centre window blind), with buttressed corners, bands of red brick between the openings, ornamental half-timbering in the gable (the lower 2 bands now missing but the pattern visible in remaining paintwork), and projecting verges with bargeboards and apex finial. The doorway, offset right of centre, has a recessed panelled and glazed door and rectangular stone lintel; the ground floor has 2 large 3-light windows, the 1st floor has four 2-light windows (the outer 2 shorter), all these windows with raised sills and rectangular stone lintels, and the 1st, 3rd and 5th at 1st floor with red brick relieving arches over. Tall side-wall chimneys. rear and interior not inspected. Part of small but distinctive settlement, said to have been built for immigrant North German community. Rare example of domestic architecture reflecting cosmopolitan nature of C19 Manchester society. Forms group with other items in The Grove including Nos 803-5 and No.807 Wilmslow Road (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8490390433

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
458260
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: 04 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/04282/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Charles Madders. Source Historic England Archive
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