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St Michael's House, Ashton-under-Lyne

Description: St Michael's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212683

OS Grid Reference: SJ9412699027
OS Grid Coordinates: 394126, 399027
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4879, -2.0900

Location: Stamford Street Central, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside OL6 6XJ

Locality: Ashton-under-Lyne
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: OL6 6XJ

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW (south side)

4/34 St. Michael's
House (former
- Office)


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: SJ9412699027

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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