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1, THE GROVE (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: -2.2292 / 2°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 384862

OS Northings: 390436

OS Grid: SJ848904

Mapcode National: GBR DYW0.54

Mapcode Global: WHB9V.QJPS

Entry Name: 1, THE GROVE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458255

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


SJ8490 WILMSLOW ROAD, Didsbury
698-1/25/652 (North side)
1 The Grove


House. Probably c.1870; altered. Brown and white (speckled)
brick in header bond, with dressings of sandstone, some red
brick, and some applied "half-timbering"; slate roof.
Double-depth double-fronted plan. North German vernacular
style. Two storeys, a symmetrical 2:1:2-window facade
presenting 3 steeply-pitched gables, that in the centre much
smaller but all with ornamental half-timbering at the top and
bargeboards with apex finials; central panelled and glazed
door with rectangular stone lintel; 2 large 3-light windows at
ground floor, and five 2-light windows at 1st floor, all
casements with rectangular stone lintels and red brick
relieving arches over these. 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: SJ8486290436

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