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Description: The Presbytery
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101699
OS Grid Reference: SZ0867191286
OS Grid Coordinates: 408671, 91286
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7211, -1.8785
1. ALBERT ROAD
5186 (South West Side)
SZ 0891 13/135 1.8.74.
Circa 1874, Henry Clutton for Society of Jesus. Long narrow single-aspect
block of buff brick with stone dressings, wholly attached along north side
to flank of Church of the Sacred Heart (see below), and thus almost wholly
lit by windows of imposing south front. 2 storeys to street (entrance), 3
to garden. Central staircase tourelle with conical spire, flanked symmetrically
on each side by a pair of broad 3-storey mullioned canted bay windows. Half-hipped
dormers set back behind parapet. West wing facing Post Office Road added circa
1920. Interiors plain, except iron handrail to staircase.
The Presbytery and Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart form a group.
Listing NGR: SZ0867191286
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Source: English Heritage
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