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Entrance Lodges, Piers, Screen and Gates of Withington Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorlton Park, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4271 / 53°25'37"N

Longitude: -2.2485 / 2°14'54"W

OS Eastings: 383582

OS Northings: 392283

OS Grid: SJ835922

Mapcode National: GBR DXQT.Z6

Mapcode Global: WHB9V.F4H1

Entry Name: Entrance Lodges, Piers, Screen and Gates of Withington Hospital

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388342

Location: Manchester, M20

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


MANCHESTER

SJ89SW NELL LANE, Barlow Moor
698-1/8/503 (North side)
03/10/74 Entrance Lodges, piers, Screen and
gates of Withington Hospital
(Formerly Listed as:
NELL LANE, West Didsbury
Entrance Lodges, piers, screens and
gates of Withington Hospital)

GV II

Pair of entrance lodges to hospital, with linking screens,
gate piers and gates. 1854; by Hayley, Son and Hall. Red brick
with sandstone dressings and hipped slate roofs; cast-iron
screens, gate piers and gates. Each lodge has a tripartite
plan consisting of a tall rectangular centre flanked by lower
square wings. Italianate style. Each has a 3-storey 1-bay
centre and 2-storey 1-bay wings in a symmetrical composition,
the centre projecting; with stone plinth, rusticated quoins,
1st-floor sill-band, prominent bracketed eaves, parapets to
the wings (each with a pierced arched upstand), and side-wall
chimneys; tripartite windows at ground floor, with corniced
stone architraves; and at 1st floor a large round-headed
window to the centre, with shell tympanum and broad extrados
band with keystone and stylised voussoirs, and a Venetian
window in each wing, with keyed architrave. Return sides and
rear similar, with round-headed windows and doorways at ground
floor. The west lodge also has a 2-storeyed extension to the
left, with a double projection in the centre and a Venetian
window with blocked tympanum. The linking screens have
cast-iron open-work piers, bar railings with mid and top
bands, and 3 pairs of cast-iron gates. Forms group with
Withington Hospital principal administrative block (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8358292283

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