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Av Roe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barton, Salford

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Latitude: 53.4826 / 53°28'57"N

Longitude: -2.3558 / 2°21'20"W

OS Eastings: 376488

OS Northings: 398486

OS Grid: SJ764984

Mapcode National: GBR CXZ5.SB

Mapcode Global: WH988.SQDK

Entry Name: Av Roe House

Listing Date: 20 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211940

Location: Salford, M30

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Barton

Built-Up Area: Eccles

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Patricroft Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 79 NE,

LIVERPOOL ROAD (north side),
No. 262 (A.V. Roe House)



House, now offices. Early C19. Flemish bond brick with slate
roof. 3 x 2 bays with two storeys and addition to rear.
Symmetrical elevation with projecting plinth, dentilled box
gutters and a hipped roof with brick chimney stacks. The
central panelled door has a fanlight and an open pediment on
3/4 Doric Columns. Two ground and three first-floor 4-pane sash
windows with stone lintels and sills and a stone surround to
the central first floor window. Similar window openings to
sides, some of which are blind and one of which retains its
original 16-pane sash. Tripartite sash windows to rear
addition on right return. The house was that of James
Nasmyth from (1836-43) who invented the steam hammer in 1842.
Also the birthplace of A. V. Roe (1877-1958) who designed,
built and flew the first British aeroplane in 1908 and was a
key figure in the development of aviation.

Listing NGR: SJ7648898486

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

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