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Pharmacy Department, Department of Adult Education, University of Manchester

A Grade II Listed Building in Hulme, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4652 / 53°27'54"N

Longitude: -2.236 / 2°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 384431

OS Northings: 396525

OS Grid: SJ844965

Mapcode National: GBR DLN.JS

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.M5G9

Entry Name: Pharmacy Department, Department of Adult Education, University of Manchester

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388035

Location: Manchester, M15

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Hulme

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hulme The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ8496 COUPLAND STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock
698-1/21/592 (South side)
03/10/74 No.3
Pharmacy Department, Department of
Adult Education, University of


Medical school, now pharmacy department (etc) of University of
Manchester. 1874, by Alfred Waterhouse. Pale yellow brick with
sandstone dressings, red tiled roofs. Irregular L-shaped plan
formed by main range parallel to street, with set-back
continuation at left end and rear wing to this. Four and 2
storeys. The 4-storey main range, 9 wide bays, the first
(incorporating the entrance) treated as a corner tower, the
2nd and 9th wider than the others and gabled, all these with
corner pinnacles and the corner tower with a slated spirelet,
has stone sill-bands and head-bands, cusped stone niches
between the bays at top floor, and a moulded cornice and
parapet. The corner tower has (inter alia) a large 2-centred
moulded entrance arch in each side at ground floor and a
1st-floor oriel in the left side; otherwise, the ground, 1st
and 2nd floors have large sashed windows (variously 1, 2 and 3
lights), the 3rd floor has stone mullioned 4-light sashed
windows, and the gables have 3-bay arcades of arched windows.
The continuation to the left, 2 unequal storeys and 7 narrow
bays, has a tall ground floor with buttresses, tall
cross-windows with arched lights, and corbel tables; 3-light
mullioned windows at 1st floor; gabled dormers over the 2nd
and 6th bays and a continous skylight between these; and a
fleche on the ridge. Rear wing in similar style, irregular,
with steeply-pitched roofs, dormers, etc. Interior not

Listing NGR: SJ8443196525

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

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