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Ardwick and Ancoats Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradford, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4822 / 53°28'55"N

Longitude: -2.2205 / 2°13'13"W

OS Eastings: 385464

OS Northings: 398408

OS Grid: SJ854984

Mapcode National: GBR DPG.VQ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.VQSV

Entry Name: Ardwick and Ancoats Hospital

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388313

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Bradford

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Church of the Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ8598 MILL STREET, Ancoats
698-1/17/455 (South East side)
03/10/74 Ardwick and Ancoats Hospital
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
Ancoats Hospital)


Dispensary and hospital, now hospital. 1879-91, by Lewis and
Crawcroft. Red brick with polychrome bands, steeply-pitched
hipped slate roofs. Irregular plan. Gothic style. Three
storeys and basements, 1:1:3:1:1 bays, symmetrical, the 3-bay
centre and the ends projecting. The centre bay, treated as a
4-stage tower, breaks forwards slightly, has a 2-centred
arched doorway with shafts, the arch inscribed "ANCOATS
HOSPITAL" and an arched extrados band inscribed "ARDWICK AND
ANCOATS DISPENSARY", 2-light windows to the 1st and 2nd
floors, weathered coping with stone turrets, and an elaborate
turret with an oculus and tall oversailing parapet with corner
tourelles (and formerly a saddle-back roof). All the windows
have narrow arched lights with polychrome heads and impost
bands, all those of the 3-bay centre with shafts: the ground
floor has mostly 3-light windows and the 1st floor has mostly
2-light windows, but the recessed bays which have 4 and
3-light windows to these floors; the 2nd floor has 2-light
windows rising into gabled half-dormers. Later additions to
rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8546498407

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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