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Arlington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ordsall, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4844 / 53°29'3"N

Longitude: -2.2558 / 2°15'21"W

OS Eastings: 383119

OS Northings: 398656

OS Grid: SJ831986

Mapcode National: GBR DGF.7Y

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.BP15

Entry Name: Arlington House

Listing Date: 18 January 1980

Last Amended: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471510

Location: Salford, M3

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Ordsall

Built-Up Area: Salford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Salford St Philip with St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SALFORD

SJ8398NW BLOOM STREET
949-1/20/11 (North East side)
18/01/80 Arlington House
(Formerly Listed as:
BLOOM STREET
Former Gas Board Offices)

GV II

Offices. 1880. Probably by Thomas Worthington. Red brick with
stone dressings. Steep Welsh slate roof with brick end stacks
to gables. Additional stack to right hand side of central
tower. U-shaped plan in High Gothic style with central
entrance below tower.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic. Symmetrically planned with
4-window range each side of central tower. Outer bays slightly
advanced, terminating in pyramidal roofs. Ground floor has
central doorway with semicircular head and squat engaged
granite pilasters with foliate capital. Flanking ranges each
have 4 semicircular stone headed sash windows linked by
enriched stone string course, and stone sills. Stone plinth.
First-floor windows with shallow segmental-arched stone heads,
stone sills and hoodmoulds forming continuous band. Projecting
oriel in tower, with paired pointed blind windows divided by
granite shaft, stone corbelling with gargoyles, and parapet.
Corbelled brick eaves cornice with 3 enriched stone gabled
dormers with poppy head finials each side of tower. Upper
stage of tower has Gothic 2-light window, arrow loops and
stone machicolated parapet with bartizans. Steep truncated
pyramidal slate roof with iron brattishing and flag pole.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8311998656

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

Description


SALFORD

SJ8398NW BLOOM STREET
949-1/20/11 (North East side)
18/01/80 Arlington House
(Formerly Listed as:
BLOOM STREET
Former Gas Board Offices)

GV II

Offices. 1880. Probably by Thomas Worthington. Red brick with
stone dressings. Steep Welsh slate roof with brick end stacks
to gables. Additional stack to right hand side of central
tower. U-shaped plan in High Gothic style with central
entrance below tower.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic. Symmetrically planned with
4-window range each side of central tower. Outer bays slightly
advanced, terminating in pyramidal roofs. Ground floor has
central doorway with semicircular head and squat engaged
granite pilasters with foliate capital. Flanking ranges each
have 4 semicircular stone headed sash windows linked by
enriched stone string course, and stone sills. Stone plinth.
First-floor windows with shallow segmental-arched stone heads,
stone sills and hoodmoulds forming continuous band. Projecting
oriel in tower, with paired pointed blind windows divided by
granite shaft, stone corbelling with gargoyles, and parapet.
Corbelled brick eaves cornice with 3 enriched stone gabled
dormers with poppy head finials each side of tower. Upper
stage of tower has Gothic 2-light window, arrow loops and
stone machicolated parapet with bartizans. Steep truncated
pyramidal slate roof with iron brattishing and flag pole.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8311998656

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