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Brookfield Unitarian Church Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Gorton North, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4599 / 53°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.1694 / 2°10'9"W

OS Eastings: 388849

OS Northings: 395922

OS Grid: SJ888959

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.4F

Mapcode Global: WHB9P.N95D

Entry Name: Brookfield Unitarian Church Sunday School

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388207

Location: Manchester, M18

County: Manchester

Locality: Gorton North

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Gorton St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ89NE HYDE ROAD, Gorton South
698-1/5/703 (South side)
03/10/74 Brookfield Unitarian Church Sunday
School
(Formerly Listed as:
HYDE ROAD, Gorton
(South side)
Brookfield Unitarian Church Sunday
School)

GV II

School. Dated 1899 on foundation stones; by Thomas
Worthington. Coursed sandstone rubble, slate roof. Hall range
with crosswing at west end, porch at east end, lean-to aisle
on south side. Gothic style. Single storey 6-bay hall range
with plinth, buttresses, sill-band, parapet broken by 2 large
gables, steeply-pitched roof with central bell-turret in the
form of a square 2-stage fleche. The gabled 2nd and 5th bays
have large 2-centred arched 3-light windows with 2 transoms,
cusped heads to the lights and quatrefoil tracery; the other
bays have large rectangular 9-light mullin-and-transom
windows. Foundation stones below the sills of the gabled bays
dated 1899 and laid by F.W.Peacock and Robert Clay
respectively. Projecting lower wing to right with
segmental-pointed doorway in re-entrant. All gables coped,
with kneelers and short finials. Flat-roofed porch attached at
east end. South side has six 6-light mullion-and-transom
windows and 2 flat-topped dormers (boarded). History:
associated with Brookfield Unitarian Church to the east
(q.v.), and likewise endowed by the Peacock family.


Listing NGR: SJ8891595914

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