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St Michael's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4879 / 53°29'16"N

Longitude: -2.0896 / 2°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 394151

OS Northings: 399026

OS Grid: SJ941990

Mapcode National: GBR FXV3.DD

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.WL4G

Entry Name: St Michael's House

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212683

Location: Tameside, OL6

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ashton-under-Lyne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ashton-under-Lyne The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

(south side)

St. Michael's House (former
Registrar's Office)


Offices. "MDCCCLXlX" (1869) on datestone. Brick with stone
dressings and slate roof. L-shaped plan with 2 storeys (plus
attic and basement storeys) and 6 bays on the principal
elevation. High Victorian Gothic. Rock-faced stone basement
storey with arched window openings. Stone sill and impost
bands and machicolated eaves band below a parapet with blue
header diaper decoration in the brickwork. Bay 4 projects as
a gabled entrance feature having a porch on the ground floor
with colonnettes beneath a pierced stone balcony on the
first floor, 3 arched windows on the first and second floors
the former with quatrefoil and cinquefoil plate tracery and
a multi-foiled opening in the gable which is coped. Other
windows are generally single or paired arched lights with
stone impost blocks and separating columns. Attic storey has
a gabled dormer window to left balanced by a large chimney
feature on the right which is in turn flanked by smaller
gabled dormer windows. Steeply pitched roof with decorative
ridge tiles. Other elevations are treated similarly. Many
internal features remain including panelled doors with
gothic tracery and others with etched glass, a staircase
with turned balusters, plaster cornices and others.

Listing NGR: SJ9415199026

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

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