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Former town hall facade to Mable Tylecote Building, Manchester Metropolitan University

A Grade II Listed Building in Hulme, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4699 / 53°28'11"N

Longitude: -2.2377 / 2°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 384319

OS Northings: 397041

OS Grid: SJ843970

Mapcode National: GBR DLM.44

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.L1NR

Entry Name: Former town hall facade to Mable Tylecote Building, Manchester Metropolitan University

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387972

Location: Manchester, M15

County: Manchester

Metropolitan District Ward: Hulme

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


MANCHESTER

SJ8497 CAVENDISH STREET
698-1/20/589 (South side)
25/02/52 Chorlton-On-Medlock
Former town facade to Mable Tylecote
Building Manchester Metropolitan University

GV II

(Formerly Listed as Manchester Polytechnic Refectory)
(Formerly Listed as Chorlton Town hall)

Town hall, facade to Polytechnic Refectory at the time of listing.
1830-1, by Richard Lane; recently demolished and rebuilt except the
facade. Sandstone ashlar. Greek Revival style. Two storeys,
1:2:3:2:1 bays, symmetrical, with outer bays breaking forwards
very slightly and 3-bay portico to the centre, channelled
rustication to ground floor, pilasters to the end bays,
entablature with plain frieze, cornice and parapet. Tetrastyle
portico of fluted Doric columns with 4 paterae on the frieze,
mounted on a base of 3 steps; central doorway with moulded
architrave, panelled double doors, and rectangular 2-pane
overlight; smaller doorways to the 2nd and 8th bays, in
similar style; 12-pane sashed windows to both floors with
plain reveals. Forms group with the former Manchester Polytechnic School
of Art to the right (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8431997041

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

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