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803 and 805, Wilmslow Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Didsbury East, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4104 / 53°24'37"N

Longitude: -2.2292 / 2°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 384859

OS Northings: 390427

OS Grid: SJ848904

Mapcode National: GBR DYW0.55

Mapcode Global: WHB9V.QJNV

Entry Name: 803 and 805, Wilmslow Road

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458264

Location: Manchester, M20

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Didsbury East

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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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8490 WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury
698-1/25/662 (North side)
Nos.803 AND 805

GV II

Pair of houses. Probably c.1870. Brown brick in header bond,
with some dressings of sandstone and red brick, and some
applied "half-timbering"; slate roofs. Irregular plan. Two
storeys plus a narrow 3-storey tower, a 7-window range
including a square-topped wing to the left, a square-topped
tower next to this, and 2 steeply-pitched gables with
ornamental half-timbering and projecting verges with
bargeboards; square-headed doorway at base of tower, another
doorway to right of 3rd window, with gabled porch; mostly
2-light windows on both floors, but a 3-light window between
the doorways, and another at 1st floor to the left, with
ornamental cast-iron balcony. Part of the settlement known as
The Grove, 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 items in The Grove and with No.807 Wilmslow Road.


Listing NGR: SJ8485990427

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