ST MICHAEL'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309467
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
ST MICHAEL'S HOUSE, ST MICHAEL'S COURT
Statutory Address:
ST MICHAEL'S HOUSE, STAMFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST MICHAEL'S HOUSE, ST MICHAEL'S COURT
Statutory Address:
ST MICHAEL'S HOUSE, STAMFORD STREET

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

District:
Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ9415199026

Details

SJ 99 NW 4/34

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE STAMFORD STREET (south side) ST. MICHAEL'S COURT

St. Michael's House (former Registrar's Office)

G.V. II

Offices. "MDCCCLXlX" (1869) on datestone. Brick with stone dressings and slate roof. L-shaped plan with 2 storeys (plus attic and basement storeys) and 6 bays on the principal elevation. High Victorian Gothic. Rock-faced stone basement storey with arched window openings. Stone sill and impost bands and machicolated eaves band below a parapet with blue header diaper decoration in the brickwork. Bay 4 projects as a gabled entrance feature having a porch on the ground floor with colonnettes beneath a pierced stone balcony on the first floor, 3 arched windows on the first and second floors the former with quatrefoil and cinquefoil plate tracery and a multi-foiled opening in the gable which is coped. Other windows are generally single or paired arched lights with stone impost blocks and separating columns. Attic storey has a gabled dormer window to left balanced by a large chimney feature on the right which is in turn flanked by smaller gabled dormer windows. Steeply pitched roof with decorative ridge tiles. Other elevations are treated similarly. Many internal features remain including panelled doors with gothic tracery and others with etched glass, a staircase with turned balusters, plaster cornices and others.

Listing NGR: SJ9415199026

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212683
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: 11 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/01559/17
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