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Forecourt Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to Ellen Wilkinson High School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardwick, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4691 / 53°28'8"N

Longitude: -2.2165 / 2°12'59"W

OS Eastings: 385727

OS Northings: 396948

OS Grid: SJ857969

Mapcode National: GBR DQM.QF

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.X2QC

Plus Code: 9C5VFQ9M+JC

Entry Name: Forecourt Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to Ellen Wilkinson High School

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388204

Location: Ardwick, Manchester, M12

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardwick

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Longsight St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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SJ8596 HYDE ROAD, Ardwick
698-1/21/482 (North side)
03/10/74 Forecourt walls, gate piers and
gates to Ellen Wilkinson High School
(Formerly Listed as:
HYDE ROAD, Ardwick
(North side)
forecourt walls, gate piers and
gates of Nicholls Ardwick High


Forecourt walls with gate piers and gates. c.1867-80, probably
by Thomas Worthington. Sandstone ashlar walls and gate piers,
cast-iron gates. Gothic style. Dwarf stone walls extending
along frontage and returned ends of forecourt to school (now
carrying C20 railings); set of 4 gate piers in centre, square
in section, with moulded plinths, beaded corners, brattished
cornices and tall pyramidal caps with finials. Original
cast-iron gates with dog-bars and spear-headed bar railings,
the centre pair ramped up towards the centre which is straight
and has panels lettered "SEMPER" "FIDELIS". Forms group with
Ellen Wilkinson High School (q.v.), and with memorials to
Benjamin Nicholls (q.v.) and John Ashton Nicholls (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8572796948

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