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Former Monton Memorial Schools, Eccles

Description: Former Monton Memorial Schools

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 211946

OS Grid Reference: SJ7646299660
OS Grid Coordinates: 376462, 399660
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4931, -2.3562

Location: Stableford Avenue, Salford M30 8AP

Locality: Eccles
County: Salford
Country: England
Postcode: M30 8AP

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Listing Text

SJ 79 NE
(east side)
4/12 Former Monton
- Memorial Schools
School, now in community use. 1888. By Thomas Worthington
and J.G. Elgood. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. 2 x 8
bays with a buttressed parallel range to rear and 2 storeys
throughout. Gothic Revival. Bays 1 and 5 are gabled and
project to either side of a 3-bay single-storey arcaded
porch with central doors, circular columns with moulded
capitals and hoodmoulds and a coped parapet above a moulded
band. 2-light window in bay 1 with 2 lancets on the first
floor. 3-light mullion and transom window in bay 5, a
similar window on the first floor having arched heads and a
pointed relieving arch. Cross casements to each floor of
bay 6, 7 and 8. All windows retain glazing bars.
Continuous sill bands. Steep roofs with coped gables,
finials and kneelers. Total of 3 gables to right return
which has a door with chamfered surround below a panel
inscribed "Monton Memorial Schools 1888". Other elevations
repeat similar window details. Prominent ridge chimney
stacks. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ7646299660

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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