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Registrars Office at Manchester Southern Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorlton Park, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4279 / 53°25'40"N

Longitude: -2.2613 / 2°15'40"W

OS Eastings: 382732

OS Northings: 392380

OS Grid: SJ827923

Mapcode National: GBR DXNS.7X

Mapcode Global: WHB9V.73FD

Entry Name: Registrars Office at Manchester Southern Cemetery

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387922

Location: Manchester, M21

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorlton Park

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: West Didsbury Christ Church and St Christopher Withington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/8/496 (North East side)
Registrar's Office at Manchester
Southern Cemetery


Registrar's office to cemetery. 1879. Coursed sandstone rubble
with ashlar dressings, slate roofs with red cockscomb ridge
tiles. Irregular plan with rectangular main block, set-back
east wing, and tower in angle. Gothic style. Two storeys with
one storey wing and 3-stage tower. Main block has 2 gabled
dormers and a gabled wing to the right; tower projecting from
right-hand return wall has 2-centred arched doorway and low
buttress at ground floor, single-light window to 1st floor,
and set-back octagonal top stage with clock faces in the
cardinal sides and arched lancets in the others, and a short
slated spire. Single-storey east wing to rear of this
(containing office), with canted bay window to gable end.
Forms group with entrance gateway and lodge to east (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8273292380

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