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Latitude: 53.4105 / 53°24'37"N
Longitude: -2.2292 / 2°13'45"W
OS Eastings: 384862
OS Northings: 390436
OS Grid: SJ848904
Mapcode National: GBR DYW0.54
Mapcode Global: WHB9V.QJPS
Entry Name: 1, THE GROVE (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 6 June 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1270569
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458255
Location: Manchester, M20
Electoral Ward/Division: Didsbury East
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Didsbury St James and Emmanuel
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SJ8490 WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury
698-1/25/652 (North side)
1 The Grove
House. Probably c.1870; altered. Brown and white (speckled)
brick in header bond, with dressings of sandstone, some red
brick, and some applied "half-timbering"; slate roof.
Double-depth double-fronted plan. North German vernacular
style. Two storeys, a symmetrical 2:1:2-window facade
presenting 3 steeply-pitched gables, that in the centre much
smaller but all with ornamental half-timbering at the top and
bargeboards with apex finials; central panelled and glazed
door with rectangular stone lintel; 2 large 3-light windows at
ground floor, and five 2-light windows at 1st floor, all
casements with rectangular stone lintels and red brick
relieving arches over these. Rear and interior not inspected.
Part of small but distinctive settlement, said to have been
built for immigrant North German community. Rare example of
domestic architecture reflecting cosmopolitan nature of C19
Manchester society. Forms group with other items in The Grove
including Nos 803-5 and No.807 Wilmslow Road (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SJ8486290436
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