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Former Moravian College

A Grade II Listed Building in Droylsden, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4753 / 53°28'30"N

Longitude: -2.1489 / 2°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 390215

OS Northings: 397624

OS Grid: SJ902976

Mapcode National: GBR FXF7.KY

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.YXW5

Entry Name: Former Moravian College

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Last Amended: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212726

Location: Tameside, M43

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Droylsden East

Built-Up Area: Droylsden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Droylsden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

4/70 Nos. 13, 13A and
(Former Moravian
(formerly listed as
Nos 11, llA, 12, 13, No 14
17/11/66 (Fairfield Moravian College)


House, now a temporary clinic. c.1785. Flemish bond brick
with slate roof. 5 bays and 3 storeys with lower 2-storey
wings projecting to the rear at either side. Symmetrical
elevation with stone plinth and central 3 bays which are
slightly advanced. Central 6-panel door with stone eared
architrave surround and pediment. Each floor has 4 or 5 four
pane sash windows with C19 stone lintels and sills. The
elevation originally included 2 Venetian windows which were
removed in C19. Eaves are supported on bold C19 brackets.
Gable chimney stacks. The rear left wing includes No. 13,
which has been partly re-built in C19 and C20, and was partly
used as the Moravian girls boarding school from 1796. The
house itself was intended to house single Moravian women
(sisters). It was changed to the girls boarding school in
1876 and in 1906-1958 was the Moravian Theological College.

Listing NGR: SJ9021597624

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

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