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Failsworth Lodge (The Lancaster Sports and Social Club)

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5077 / 53°30'27"N

Longitude: -2.1718 / 2°10'18"W

OS Eastings: 388700

OS Northings: 401238

OS Grid: SD887012

Mapcode National: GBR FW8W.L9

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.M307

Plus Code: 9C5VGR5H+37

Entry Name: Failsworth Lodge (The Lancaster Sports and Social Club)

Listing Date: 13 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212435

Location: Oldham, M35

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Failsworth West

Built-Up Area: Failsworth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Moston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

(west side)
6/31 Failsworth Lodge
(The Lancaster
Sports and
24/3/66 Social Club)
- II
House, now sports club. "JEB 1770" (Captain Birch) on door
lintel at rear. Flemish bond brick with slate roof. Double-
depth plan with 5 bays and 3 storeys (plus basement) and
smaller 2-storey wings set back to either side. Stone band
at basement level. Modillion eaves cornice and blocking
course. Central entrance approached by opposed flights of
stone steps has a 6-panel door with decorative fanlight and
open-pediment on pilasters. Window openings have stone
sills, cambered brick arches and C20 casements (although 4-
pane sashes remain on the ground floor). Obtrusive fire
escape stairs in front of wings. Gable chimney stacks and
hipped roofs to wings which project at rear. Small 2-storey
addition to rear which has several blocked windows but
others retaining 12-pane sashes. Interior: ground floor much
altered. Dogleg stair with moulded rail and boxed-in
balusters. 6-panel doors and enriched mantels on upper
floors. Formerly a private school said to have been attended
by Robert Peel. P. Percival, Failsworth Folk and
Failsworth Memories, 1901.

Listing NGR: SD8870001238

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