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St Marys House, Manchester

Description: St Marys House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 455640

OS Grid Reference: SJ8341796046
OS Grid Coordinates: 383417, 396046
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4609, -2.2512

Location: 1 Parsonage Street, Manchester M15 5WD

Locality: Manchester
County: Manchester
Country: England
Postcode: M15 5WD

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Listing Text


698-1/4/717 (North East side)
23/04/81 St Mary's House
(Formerly Listed as:
(North East side)
St Mary's Rectory)


Rectory, now manse. 1855-60. Brown brick with sandstone
dressings and red tiled roof. Rectangular plan parallel to
street. Vernacular Gothic style. Two storeys and 4 bays, the
centre treated as a one-and-a-half storey hall range and the
ends as gabled wings, that to the right half-hipped; with a
buttress in the centre of the 1st bay and another between the
2nd and 3rd bays (both with offsets); the entrance, to the
left of the 2nd bay, has a shouldered doorway and double doors
with ornamental strap hinges, and a quatrefoil overlight, set
in a 2-centred stone arch with chamfered surround. The windows
are mostly stone-mullioned with straight stone lintels and
segmental brick relieving arches, 2 at ground floor of the
main range with cusped lights and those above set in
half-dormers with hipped roofs; in addition the 1st floor of
the 1st bay has a large arched window of 3 arched lights with
multifoils in the head, and the 4th bay has an attic window.
The left gable wall has 2 windows like those at ground floor
of the main range; the right-hand gable has an extruded
chimney stack. Interior: moulded 2-centred arch between
entrance hall and stairwell; open-well staircase with 2
brattished rails. Forms group with Church of St Mary UPPER
MOSS LANE (q.v.), St Mary's Junior School and schoolyard
railings CHICHESTER ROAD (q.v.) and Moss Side People's centre

Listing NGR: SJ8341796046

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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