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Detached Block of Schoolroom Approximately 20 Metres South of Chethams Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4862 / 53°29'10"N

Longitude: -2.2444 / 2°14'39"W

OS Eastings: 383882

OS Northings: 398861

OS Grid: SJ838988

Mapcode National: GBR DJF.Q8

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HMHR

Entry Name: Detached Block of Schoolroom Approximately 20 Metres South of Chethams Hospital

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388292

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/26/226 (West side)
03/10/74 Detached block of Schoolroom approx.
20m south of Chetham's Hospital
(Formerly Listed as:
Detached block of Schoolroom)


Schoolroom, now part laundry and part schoolroom. 1878, by
Alfred Waterhouse; altered. Coursed squared sandstone, slate
roof. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, plus smaller
parallel range to rear projecting at north end. Perpendicular
style. Single storey (altered internally by insertion of upper
floor), 6 bays, with buttresses and sill-band carried round;
gabled porch to 1st bay with moulded Tudor-arched doorway and
panelled double doors up 5 steps; extruded chimney stack to
2nd bay tapered to tall octagonal chimney; transomed 3-light
windows to the other bays with cusped lights; moulded corbels
and cornice. Large transomed 4-light window in each gable
wall, with Perpendicular tracery and hoodmould, and small
2-light windows above these; coped gables with crocket
finials. Rear wing has two 3-light windows in gable wall and
porch in angle. Interior: upper floor inserted at transom
level; brattished wallplates, arch-braced kingpost roof with

Listing NGR: SJ8388298861

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