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Ashton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4889 / 53°29'20"N

Longitude: -2.2383 / 2°14'17"W

OS Eastings: 384288

OS Northings: 399157

OS Grid: SJ842991

Mapcode National: GBR DLD.1B

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LKCP

Entry Name: Ashton House

Listing Date: 16 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388032

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/10/2017


SJ 8499, 698-1/15/70

MANCHESTER,
CORPORATION STREET (east side),
Ashton House

16/05/88

GV

II

Women's hostel. 1910 by the City Architect H R Price.
Red brick and common brick, with
dressings of buff and white terracotta, slate roof. Triangular
plan with two rounded corners, on narrow island site. Arts and
Crafts style. Basement and four storeys, a 14-window asymmetrical
facade to Corporation Street, with a 3-bay entrance section,
pilastered, with tall parapet of white terracotta gabled over
the centre, recessed segmental-arched porch to left with
mutule cornice, square-headed doorway with 6-light overlight,
a round-headed arched window to the right, three 1-light
windows on each floor of the centre, coupled windows in the
left bay and staggered windows in the right-hand bay; long
range to left with boarded windows at ground floor, coupled
windows to upper floors, terminating in curved corner at very
acute angle; shorter range to the right, with large
round-headed windows at ground floor, and coupled windows
above. All ground-floor windows boarded, all other windows
sashed with glazing bars in the upper leaf only. Single-storey
banded apse to the south end, above which the pilastered gable
wall has one window on each floor and an embattled parapet
with central gable, lettered "ASHTON HOUSE". Other sides
similar but simpler. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8428899157

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