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The Pankhurst Centre, Manchester

Description: The Pankhurst Centre

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 388346

OS Grid Reference: SJ8499296288
OS Grid Coordinates: 384992, 396288
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4631, -2.2275

Location: 27 Grafton Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M13 9WP

Locality: Manchester
County: Manchester
Country: England
Postcode: M13 9WP

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Listing Text


SJ8497 NELSON STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock
698-1/21/602 (North side)
10/06/74 No.62
The Pankhurst Centre


One of a pair of villas, now part of The Pankhurst Centre
(with No.60 to the right, q.v.). c.1840, altered. Red brick
(the left side rendered and mostly scored), hipped slate roof.
Two storeys and 3 bays, formerly symmetrical, with pedimented
centre breaking forwards slightly; stone plinth, modillioned
eaves cornice; central ellipical-headed doorway with set-in
doorcase of slender Tuscan columns with entablature and
cornice, panelled door and plain fanlight; 4-pane sashed
windows with raised sills and wedge lintels, except ground
floor right which has added rectangular bay window (now
painted black) with slated pentice roof. Left return wall has
(inter alia) a 2-storey canted bay to the rear, with 2-centred
arched windows which have intersecting glazing bars and
hoodmoulds. Interior not inspected. History: home of Mrs
Emmeline Pankhurst at the time when she founded the Women's
Social and Political Union in 1903 (part of the Suffragette

Listing NGR: SJ8500296292

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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