803 AND 805, WILMSLOW ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254893
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
803 AND 805, WILMSLOW ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
803 AND 805, 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 84859 90427

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8490 WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury 698-1/25/662 (North side) Nos.803 AND 805

GV II

Pair of houses. Probably c.1870. Brown brick in header bond, with some dressings of sandstone and red brick, and some applied "half-timbering"; slate roofs. Irregular plan. Two storeys plus a narrow 3-storey tower, a 7-window range including a square-topped wing to the left, a square-topped tower next to this, and 2 steeply-pitched gables with ornamental half-timbering and projecting verges with bargeboards; square-headed doorway at base of tower, another doorway to right of 3rd window, with gabled porch; mostly 2-light windows on both floors, but a 3-light window between the doorways, and another at 1st floor to the left, with ornamental cast-iron balcony. Part of the settlement known as The Grove, 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 items in The Grove and with No.807 Wilmslow Road.

Listing NGR: SJ8485990427

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
458264
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: 24 Aug 2000
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