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The Environmental Institute, Pendlebury

Description: The Environmental Institute

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 211957

OS Grid Reference: SD7878001654
OS Grid Coordinates: 378780, 401654
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5111, -2.3214

Location: 6 Moorcock Avenue, Salford M27 8UL

Locality: Pendlebury
County: Salford
Country: England
Postcode: M27 8UL

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Listing Text

SD 70 SE
(south-west side)
2/3 The Environmental
(formerly listed
as St. Augustine's
30/3/66 School)

Former St. Augustine's School, now offices. c.1874. By G. F.
Bodley for Edward Stanley Heywood. Brick with stone
dressings and clay tile roof. A long hall totalling 8 bays
which has a C20 mezzanine floor inserted within. Free Gothic
style. Bays 1 and 8 project as gabled wings; they have two
2-light mullion and transom windows below a carved stone
panel and coped gables with kneelers. The other bays each
have a weathered and gableted buttress and two 3-light
mullion and transom windows below a continuous hoodmould.
The steep roof has a row of C20 rooflights and an elegant
cupola bell-cote. Mullion and transom windows in the gable-
ends flank a central buttress. An arched door in the left
return has a moulded stone surround and cusped panelling
above. A wall adjoins at the rear and encloses a yard. The
rear elevation is treated similarly. Interior much altered
to facilitate conversion to offices.

Listing NGR: SD7878201653

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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