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Latitude: 53.4761 / 53°28'34"N
Longitude: -2.2355 / 2°14'7"W
OS Eastings: 384467
OS Northings: 397736
OS Grid: SJ844977
Mapcode National: GBR DLJ.MX
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MWPH
Plus Code: 9C5VFQG7+FR
Entry Name: Institute of Science and Technology (University of Manchester)
Listing Date: 3 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247609
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457198
Location: Manchester, M1
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
SJ8497NW SACKVILLE STREET
698-1/32/370 (East side)
03/10/74 Institute of Science and Technology
(University of Manchester)
University institute of science. 1895-1912, by Spalding and
Cross. Red brick with dressings of red sandstone and
terracotta, slate mansard roofs. Large rectangular plan with 2
internal courtyards. French Renaissance style. Five storeys,
basement and attics; mullion and transom windows tiered over
lower 4 storeys, with rusticated pilasters, richly moulded
aprons and entablatures and surmounted by elaborate shaped
gables; projecting gabled bay at centre and arched entrance.
returned side to Whitworth Street has projecting gabled bays,
that to left surmounted by cupola. Moulded bands and eaves
cornice; brick chimney stacks. Terracotta forecourt
balustrading extending over both facades. Rear similar.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ8446797736
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