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Moss Side Peoples Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Hulme, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.461 / 53°27'39"N

Longitude: -2.2509 / 2°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 383435

OS Northings: 396062

OS Grid: SJ834960

Mapcode National: GBR DHQ.99

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.D8CJ

Entry Name: Moss Side Peoples Centre

Listing Date: 23 April 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457311

Location: Manchester, M15

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Hulme

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hulme The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/4/719 (West side)
23/04/81 Moss Side People's Centre


Former school incorporating teacher's house, now social
centre. 1855-60. Brown brick in header bond (now mostly
painted in various colours), fishscale slate roof. Irregular
plan with hall range parallel to street, domestic wing at left
end, 2 crosswings at the right-hand end, and various wings to
the rear. Gothic style. The hall range has a chamfered
2-centred arched doorway and 2 tall gabled traceried windows,
the wing to the right has a large 4-light traceried window and
the outer wing attached to this has a 2-light window. A rear
wing projecting to the right has a front aisle, and in the
gable wall a 3-light window with intersecting tracery. The
left return facade (the teacher's house) has two 8-light
mullion-and-transom windows flanking a central 2-centred
arched doorway with chamfered surround, above and to the right
of this a battered chimney stack ending in a conical louvre,
and at 1st floor mullioned windows of 2, 3 and 4 lights.
Interior not inspected. 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 St Mary's Rectory

Listing NGR: SJ8343596062

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