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Cheetham Town Hall Annexe (Former)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheetham, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.494 / 53°29'38"N

Longitude: -2.2398 / 2°14'23"W

OS Eastings: 384187

OS Northings: 399720

OS Grid: SJ841997

Mapcode National: GBR DKB.PH

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KFNT

Plus Code: 9C5VFQV6+H3

Entry Name: Cheetham Town Hall Annexe (Former)

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387989

Location: Cheetham, Manchester, M8

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cheetham

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Higher Broughton St James

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/15/559 (West side)
03/10/74 No.109
Cheetham Town Hall Annexe (former)
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Cheetham Town Hall Annexe)


Poor Law Union office, subsequently town hall annexe. 1861-2.
Red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings and hipped
slate roofs with side-wall chimneys. Rectangular plan.
Italianate style. One and 2 storeys, 1:3:1 bays, symmetrical,
with 2-storey centre and one-storey side-wings; plinth, frieze
and cornice carried across 1st floor, frieze to central block
inscribed "PRESTWICH UNION OFICES", prominent modillioned
cornice, parapet with balustrades. The centre has a
round-headed doorway with channelled stone surround and
panelled double doors protected by a square porch with pairs
of fluted columns which have debased Ionic capitals, bracketed
cornice and panelled parapet with ball finial (former finial
to right now missing); 2 square-headed windows at ground floor
and 3 round-headed windows at 1st floor, all with shouldered
architraves and those at 1st floor with enriched friezes and
dentilled cornices, and that in the centre including a large
carved keystone and a wreath crest. The single-storey side
bays have Venetian windows in very elaborate stone surrounds
including pilasters, mutule cornices and panelled parapets
with urn finials. All windows boarded at time of survey. Rear
and interior not inspected. Forms group with No.107, former
Cheetham Town Hall to left (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8418799720

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