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South East Wing to Chethams Hospital (Former Manchester Grammar School)

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4861 / 53°29'9"N

Longitude: -2.2433 / 2°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 383951

OS Northings: 398845

OS Grid: SJ839988

Mapcode National: GBR DJF.YB

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HMZV

Entry Name: South East Wing to Chethams Hospital (Former Manchester Grammar School)

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388294

Location: Manchester, M3

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


698-1/26/228 (West side)
03/10/74 South-east wing to Chetham's
Hospital (former Manchester Grammar
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Manchester Training College)


School, now part of Music School. 1873-8, by Alfred
Waterhouse. Red brick with sandstone dressings (roof
concealed). Rectangular plan parallel to street, forming part
of east side of courtyard of Chetham's Hospital. Tudor style.
Three storeys over basement, with 4-storey gate tower, 1:1:6
bays, the 2nd being the gate tower and breaking forwards
slightly; with stone basement, bands between floors, and
embattled parapet with coupled octagonal chimneys and corner
pinnacles. The main range has tall segmental-pointed 2-light
windows at ground floor, with arched lights, and 2-light
sashed windows to the upper floors with shafts; the gate tower
to the left has a large segmental-pointed arched doorway
moulded in 4 orders with rectangular stone surround lettered
"SCOLA MANCUNIENSIS 1870", a small rose window above set into
the corbel of a tiered 2-storey canted oriel at 1st and 2nd
floors, a mullioned 5-light window at 3rd floor, a cornice
with corbel table, embattled parapet with central upstand, and
a tall octagonal turret attached to the left side. To the left
is a narrow bay with 2-light windows on all floors; and
attached to the left of this a later addition. Rear similar.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8395198845

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