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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: 1254892



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: 06-Jun-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458260

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


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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84903 90433


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