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LODGE TO THE TOWERS (SHIRLEY INSTITUTE) AND ATTACHED GATEPIER

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: LODGE TO THE TOWERS (SHIRLEY INSTITUTE) AND ATTACHED GATEPIER

List entry Number: 1254974

Location

LODGE TO THE TOWERS (SHIRLEY INSTITUTE) AND ATTACHED GATEPIER, 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: 04-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458459

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ89SE WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury 698-1/9/682 (South side) 04/03/74 Lodge to The Towers (Shirley Institute) and attached gatepier (Formerly Listed as: WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury Lodge of Shirley Institute)

GV II

Entrance lodge to The Towers (now Shirley Institute). c.1868-72, by Thomas Worthington, for J.E.Taylor. Red brick, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. L-plan formed by main range on north-south axis, short set-back wing on west side, with porch in angle. French Gothic style, with very steeply pitched roofs and tall chimneys. One-and-a-half storeys (the wing lower); rectangular open-arcaded porch with 2 arches to the front and one to the side, composed of short stout columns and responds with foliated caps and moulded 2-centred arches, with a dripband and coped parapet; bracketed brick band to main range, the upper storey slightly oversailing, one cross-window on each floor, the upper breaking through the eaves and rising into a gablet, very steeply pitched hipped roof swept over eaves; tall coupled side-wall chimney, similar chimney at junction with wing, which has a banded gable wall with cross-window at ground floor and cusped oculus near the apex. Banded gate-pier attached to north-west corner by short wall.

Listing NGR: SJ8508690404

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85086 90404

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