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WILMSLOW ROAD (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Didsbury East, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4105 / 53°24'37"N

Longitude: -2.2286 / 2°13'42"W

OS Eastings: 384903

OS Northings: 390433

OS Grid: SJ849904

Mapcode National: GBR DYW0.B4

Mapcode Global: WHB9V.QJZS

Plus Code: 9C5VCQ6C+5H

Entry Name: WILMSLOW ROAD (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458260

ID on this website: 101254892

Location: East Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Didsbury East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Didsbury St James and Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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SJ8490 WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury
698-1/25/657 (North side)
17 The Grove


House. Probably c.1870; altered. Brown brick in header bond,
with some red brick, sandstone dressings, and some applied
"half-timbering"; slate roof. Rectangular plan. North German
vernacular style. Two storeys, a gabled 5-window facade (the
centre window blind), with buttressed corners, bands of red
brick between the openings, ornamental half-timbering in the
gable (the lower 2 bands now missing but the pattern visible
in remaining paintwork), and projecting verges with
bargeboards and apex finial. The doorway, offset right of
centre, has a recessed panelled and glazed door and
rectangular stone lintel; the ground floor has 2 large 3-light
windows, the 1st floor has four 2-light windows (the outer 2
shorter), all these windows with raised sills and rectangular
stone lintels, and the 1st, 3rd and 5th at 1st floor with red
brick relieving arches over. Tall side-wall chimneys. rear and
interior not inspected. Part of small but distinctive
settlement, said to have been built for immigrant North German
community. Rare example of domestic architecture reflecting
cosmopolitan nature of C19 Manchester society. Forms group
with other items in The Grove including Nos 803-5 and No.807
Wilmslow Road (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8490390433

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