FORMER WHITE LION PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255026
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
FORMER WHITE LION PUBLIC HOUSE, 496, WILMSLOW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER WHITE LION PUBLIC HOUSE, 496, 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 84866 92990

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2018

SJ 89 SW, 698-1/8/658

MANCHESTER, WITHINGTON, WILMSLOW ROAD (west side), No. 496, Former White Lion Public House

(Formerly listed as: Withington Ale House; Previously known as: The White Lion WILMSLOW ROAD Didsbury)

20/06/88

II

Public house. 1881, by William Mellor. Brick, painted at ground floor, with stone dressings, tiled roof. Irregular plan on corner site with rounded corner tower. Eclectic Gothic style. Two storeys and seven bays plus 4-storey tower; segmental-headed doorway in third bay, with shafts and carved keystone, and wrought-iron balcony over; stilted segmental-headed windows at ground floor with granite shafts and moulded heads; square-headed windows at first floor with segmental tympana; prominent consoled cornice with moulded terracotta flower motifs, half-dormer to third bay. Four-storey tower with wrought-iron 1st-floor balcony and central clock-turret with pyramidal roof. Moulded chimneys. Three-bay corner and 3-bay left return wall in similar style. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8486692990

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458608
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: 13 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/16320/16
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