Description: Convent of St Joseph
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274832
OS Grid Reference: SK0079343172
OS Grid Coordinates: 400793, 343172
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9859, -1.9896
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SK 0043-0143 CHEADLE C.P. BANK STREET (South side)
11/30 Convent of St. Joseph
Convent. A late C18 domestic building altered and considerably extended
by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin circa 1845. Red brick with stone dressings; tiled roofs, banded and with crested verge parapets to Pugin's additions. In three distinct parts, a U-shaped building around an inner courtyard fronted
to the street and churchyard. On the west side of the street frontage the
C18 building of 3 storeys and two windows; glazing bar sashes with painted
wedged heads; the top floor has half-dormer gablets over large pane sashes.
Attached to the east and fronting church and street, a single-storey
range by Pugin; blind to the street except for a stone dressed Tudor
arch door to the right; the projecting gabled east return has a labelled
pointed 2-light window continuing into a long blind range flanking the
churchyard. Facing east into the courtyard is a two-storey, four-window
range by Pugin, attached to the street front by a tall square steeply
Listing NGR: SK0079343171
Source: English Heritage
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