LODGE TO THE TOWERS (SHIRLEY INSTITUTE) AND ATTACHED GATEPIER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254974

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

Statutory Address: LODGE TO THE TOWERS (SHIRLEY INSTITUTE) AND ATTACHED GATEPIER, WILMSLOW ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LODGE TO THE TOWERS (SHIRLEY INSTITUTE) AND ATTACHED GATEPIER, 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 85086 90404

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 458459

Legacy System: LBS

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