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The Pankhurst Centre

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ardwick, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4631 / 53°27'47"N

Longitude: -2.2275 / 2°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 384992

OS Northings: 396288

OS Grid: SJ849962

Mapcode National: GBR DNP.BK

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.R6GY

Entry Name: The Pankhurst Centre

Listing Date: 10 June 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388346

Location: Manchester, M13

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardwick

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Brunswick Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ8497 NELSON STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock
698-1/21/602 (North side)
10/06/74 No.62
The Pankhurst Centre


One of a pair of villas, now part of The Pankhurst Centre
(with No.60 to the right, q.v.). c.1840, altered. Red brick
(the left side rendered and mostly scored), hipped slate roof.
Two storeys and 3 bays, formerly symmetrical, with pedimented
centre breaking forwards slightly; stone plinth, modillioned
eaves cornice; central ellipical-headed doorway with set-in
doorcase of slender Tuscan columns with entablature and
cornice, panelled door and plain fanlight; 4-pane sashed
windows with raised sills and wedge lintels, except ground
floor right which has added rectangular bay window (now
painted black) with slated pentice roof. Left return wall has
(inter alia) a 2-storey canted bay to the rear, with 2-centred
arched windows which have intersecting glazing bars and
hoodmoulds. Interior not inspected. History: home of Mrs
Emmeline Pankhurst at the time when she founded the Women's
Social and Political Union in 1903 (part of the Suffragette

Listing NGR: SJ8500296292

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

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