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Adult Deaf and Dumb Institute (Former)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardwick, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4702 / 53°28'12"N

Longitude: -2.2365 / 2°14'11"W

OS Eastings: 384398

OS Northings: 397079

OS Grid: SJ843970

Mapcode National: GBR DLM.D0

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.M16H

Entry Name: Adult Deaf and Dumb Institute (Former)

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388163

Location: Manchester, M1

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


698-1/20/596 (South side)
03/10/74 Chorlton-On-Medlock
Adult Deaf and Dumb Institute


Former Deaf and Dumb Institute. Dated 1878 on central gable;
by John Lowe; altered. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Gothic
style. Two storeys and basement, 3 bays, symmetrical, with
gabled centre; raked sills, frieze over ground floor inscribed
"ADULT" "DEAF & DUMB" "INSTITUTE", corner pilasters to 1st
floor, central gable with kneelers and apex cross, parapets to
the outer bays. The centre has a wide doorway with large
2-centred arched head moulded in 3 orders, carved imposts, a
hoodmould and carved shield with open hand, and a wrought-iron
lamp bracket over this; at 1st floor a large 2-centred arch
containing a pedestal with sculpture of the Good Shepherd
under a cusped and gabled canopy and flanked by arched lights
and roundels, raised lettering above on either side "A:D"
"1878", and in the gable 3 very small lancets under a
semi-circular relieving arch. The outer bays have coupled
2-centred arched windows to ground floor and 2-centred arched
windows to 1st floor with 2 arched lights and a quatrefoil in
the head, with hoodmoulds and gablets above. Gable chimneys.
Forms group with Grosvnor Picture Palace to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8439897079

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

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