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Westwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Moss Side, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4575 / 53°27'27"N

Longitude: -2.2435 / 2°14'36"W

OS Eastings: 383927

OS Northings: 395669

OS Grid: SJ839956

Mapcode National: GBR DJR.WK

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.HCW7

Plus Code: 9C5VFQ54+2H

Entry Name: Westwood House

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456961

Location: Moss Side, Manchester, M14

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Moss Side

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Moss Side St James with St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/4/761 (South side)
Westwood House, Nos 1 to 6


Block of 6 almshouses. Dated 1876; slightly altered. Red brick
with matching terracotta dressings, C20 red pantiled roof.
E-plan formed by main range with 3 rear wings. Flemish Gothic
style. One-and-a-half storeys, 5 bays (0:1:2:1:0 windows),
symmetrical, with a wide centre flanked by projecting gabled
bays. Double plinth with chamfered stone copings, 1st-floor
band (the centre with stone panelling inscribed "IN MEMORIAM
E.M.R. 1876", and the wings enriched with terracotta panels),
gables with terracotta enrichment and stepped stone copings
with kneelers and apex finials; 4 tall clustered chimneys on
the front ridge and one on each of the side wings. The 2
gabled bays each have flanking porches treated as buttresses,
with 2-centred arched doorways which have stepped surrounds, 2
narrow single-light windows at ground floor with separate
hoodmoulds and similar windows at 1st floor coupled under one
hoodmould; the wider centre has 2 pairs of similarly coupled
windows at ground floor and a large half-dormer at 1st floor
with a hipped roof and a 5-light window (the centre light
blind) with a hoodmould. The gable ends of the front range
have similar fenestration, and small gabled porches at the
junction with the sidewings. Interior not inspected. History:
erected by John Robinson of Atlas Works in memory of his
sister Edith Marianne Robinson.

Listing NGR: SJ8392795669

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