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Crofters House (Manchester and District Dogs Home)

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpurhey, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5077 / 53°30'27"N

Longitude: -2.2073 / 2°12'26"W

OS Eastings: 386345

OS Northings: 401248

OS Grid: SD863012

Mapcode National: GBR DS5.PK

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.2357

Entry Name: Crofters House (Manchester and District Dogs Home)

Listing Date: 21 August 1975

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388332

Location: Manchester, M9

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Harpurhey

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Harpurhey Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SD80SE MOSS BROOK ROAD, Harpurhey
698-1/3/707 (South side)
21/08/75 Crofters House (Manchester and
District Dogs' Home)
(Formerly Listed as:
MOSS BROOK ROAD, Moston
Crofters House (Manchester and
District Dogs Home))

II

House. c.1810; altered. Painted roughcast, slate roof.
Double-depth double-fronted plan. Two storeys, 3 windows,
symmetrical. The ground floor has a central doorway (up 2
steps) with rusticated surround and panelled and glazed door,
flanked by 2 large semicircular bow windows which have Tuscan
pilasters, sashes with glazing bars, plain friezes and
cornices linked by a straight section which protects the
doorway. The 1st floor has 4-pane sashed windows, all with
raised sills and lintels scored to resemble voussoirs, that in
the centre narrower and with a plain surround as for a former
doorway (and the sill of this window of brick), suggesting
that the roofs of the bows and doorway were formerly used as a
balcony. Moulded gutter cornice; rebuilt gable chimneys; small
skylight in roof. Interior much altered but said to retain
plain but good original staircase.


Listing NGR: SD8634501248

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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