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FORMER COACH HOUSE/STABLE BLOCK TO NORTH OF PARRS WOOD HOUSE AND ATTACHED YARD WALL

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.

Name: FORMER COACH HOUSE/STABLE BLOCK TO NORTH OF PARRS WOOD HOUSE AND ATTACHED YARD WALL

List entry Number: 1254972

Location

FORMER COACH HOUSE/STABLE BLOCK TO NORTH OF PARRS WOOD HOUSE AND ATTACHED YARD WALL, WILMSLOW ROAD

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

County:

District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458455

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ89SE WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury 698-1/9/679 (East side) 03/10/74 Former Coach House/Stable Block to N of Parrs Wood House and attached yard wall

GV II

Coach house and stable block, with attached yard wall, now Rural Studies Centre. Late C18 or early C19, altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond, the outward facing walls painted white; slate roofs. L-plan formed by double-pile main block facing west with receding wing on south side. Two storeys, symmetrical west front with 3-bay main range flanked by gabled wings breaking forwards; the main range has 3 blank arches, the centre with a multi-pane glazed screen and the outer containing 12-pane sashed windows, and a blocked pitching hole over each, the wings have two 12-pane sashes at ground floor and a semi-circular blank arch at 1st floor containing a segmental-headed 12-pane sash. Chimneys at the junctions. The left return of the left wing (former ostler's cottage) has a blank arch at 1st floor, a segmental-headed 12-pane sash in this and an added porch below, a segmental-headed 16-pane sash on each floor to the left, 3 blocked round-headed windows at ground floor and a blocked segmental-headed window above these. The long south wing has a giant round-headed archway in the centre, under a simple open pediment with a blind oculus flanked by groups of 3 pigeon holes, altered or inserted tall windows in the former stable to the left, small segmental-headed windows to the right and a doorway with a blind oculus over. The courtyard side of this range has an arcade of 4 shallow elliptical arches on sandstone columns, filled in except that at the left end which has a sliding door, and that in the centre which has a stable door; a 6-pane fixed window over the first and blocked pitching holes over the others; and to the right of the entrance archway, an elliptical arch now filled in and containing a window. The rear of the main range has mostly altered openings. North and east sides of yard enclosed by brick screen wall approx. 3 metres high. Interior: roof of rear portion of main range has 2 oak king-post trusses with raked struts and curved principals, and re-used oak purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ8561790420

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85617 90420

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