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Oddfellows Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardwick, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4708 / 53°28'14"N

Longitude: -2.2345 / 2°14'4"W

OS Eastings: 384529

OS Northings: 397139

OS Grid: SJ845971

Mapcode National: GBR DLL.VT

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.N142

Entry Name: Oddfellows Hall

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388165

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/01/2015


No 97, Oddfellows Hall

(Formerly listed as Royal Northern College of Music Museum Building)

Friendly society offices, now college. c.1900-10, altered. Brick, with facade of cream terracotta (roof not visible). Rectangular plan. Edwardian Baroque style. Three storeys, 1:2:1:2:1 bays, symmetrical, the centre and ends breaking forwards slightly and the intermediate bays with giant Ionic columns framing recessed windows to 1st and 2nd floors; with channelled rustication to ground floor, prominent modillioned cornice and balustraded parapet. The centre has a round-headed doorway with large cartouche keyblock and scrolled wrought-iron fanlight, flanked by pendent pilasters with fasces, giant pilasters to the upper floors with panels containing fasces, windows with enriched architraves,and a segmental open pediment. Windows to the upper floors with variously enriched architraves, including swagged aprons at 2nd floor; segmental-headed windows at ground floor except those in the end bays which are square-headed, all with splayed voussoirs and large key blocks; all glazing altered, but 2 windows at ground floor to the right have remains of engraved glass, one of these representing half of the original and lettered "Order of/ MANCHESTER/ FRIENDLY/ OFFICES".
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8452997139

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

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