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Albert Memorial Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4782 / 53°28'41"N

Longitude: -2.2479 / 2°14'52"W

OS Eastings: 383644

OS Northings: 397972

OS Grid: SJ836979

Mapcode National: GBR DHJ.Y4

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.FTTW

Entry Name: Albert Memorial Hall

Listing Date: 30 April 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455644

Location: Manchester, M2

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 St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8397NE PETER STREET
698-1/31/273 (North side)
30/04/82 No.27
Albert Memorial Hall

GV II

Wesleyan Mission Hall. 1910, by W.J.Morley of Bradford, for the Manchester and Salford Wesleyan Mission. Probably iron or steel framed, with cladding of yellow terracotta (roof not visible). Rectangular plan parallel to street. Eclectic style with Baroque and Gothic elements. Three storeys and 1:5:1 bays including a 6-stage tower at the left end and an entrance bay at the right-hand end; with channelled rusticated piers, segmental arched openings and cornice to ground floor; 5 tall gabled bays to the main range, each with pilasters and large round-headed 4-light windows of 2 stages, with traceried panels between the stages, leaded glazing, tracery in the heads and shaped gables, all with corner turrets and that in the centre with traceried spandrels and an enriched pediment. Wide entrances at each end, with shallow segmental pediments; that to the right has a 3-light bow window at 1st floor and a Baroque-style 2-light window with a pediment at 2nd floor; that to the left (in the tower) has similar bow windows tiered through 1st and 2nd floors, windows of 2 and 3 lights on the upper floors, a set-back top stage and an octagonal cupola with domed roof. Interior: Ground floor with tiled wall surfaces, decorative ceiling plasterwork and half-glazed doors with decorative overlights with patterned stained glass. Large meeting room with wall panelling, and ceiling sub-divided into decorated plaster panels by plastered beams supported by plain iron column. Large meeting hall at 1st floor with horseshoe gallery,which supports side arcades with decorative spandrels. Shallow arched roof with decorative plasterwork panels and rooflights with patterned stained glass. Elaborate carved mahogany organ case and rostrum.


Listing NGR: SJ8364497972

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