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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
Plus Code: 9C5VFPMV+PM
Entry Name: Arlington House
Listing Date: 18 January 1980
Last Amended: 20 October 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386086
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471510
Location: Salford, M3
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
SJ8398NW BLOOM STREET
949-1/20/11 (North East side)
18/01/80 Arlington House
(Formerly Listed as:
Former Gas Board Offices)
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.
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