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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.


List entry Number: 1309434



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


District: Salford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Aug-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 211940

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SJ 79 NE, 4/7

ECCLES, LIVERPOOL ROAD (north side), No. 262 (A.V. Roe House)



House, now offices. Early C19. Flemish bond brick with slate roof. 3 x 2 bays with two storeys and addition to rear. Symmetrical elevation with projecting plinth, dentilled box gutters and a hipped roof with brick chimney stacks. The central panelled door has a fanlight and an open pediment on 3/4 Doric Columns. Two ground and three first-floor 4-pane sash windows with stone lintels and sills and a stone surround to the central first floor window. Similar window openings to sides, some of which are blind and one of which retains its original 16-pane sash. Tripartite sash windows to rear addition on right return. The house was that of James Nasmyth from (1836-43) who invented the steam hammer in 1842. Also the birthplace of A. V. Roe (1877-1958) who designed, built and flew the first British aeroplane in 1908 and was a key figure in the development of aviation.

Listing NGR: SJ7648898486

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National Grid Reference: SJ 76488 98486


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