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Salford Education Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Irwell Riverside, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4835 / 53°29'0"N

Longitude: -2.2602 / 2°15'36"W

OS Eastings: 382832

OS Northings: 398561

OS Grid: SJ828985

Mapcode National: GBR DFG.98

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.7PZV

Entry Name: Salford Education Offices

Listing Date: 18 January 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471545

Location: Salford, M3

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Irwell Riverside

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

SJ8298NE CHAPEL STREET
949-1/19/43 (North side)
18/01/80 Salford Education Offices

II

Education offices. Dated 1895. Woodhouse and Willoughby.
Facade faced in faience with granite plinth. Welsh slate roof.
French Renaissance style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and high basement. Facade articulated by
Ionic pilasters which divide it into 10 bays, each with
mullioned and transomed window. Central entrance bay stressed
with engaged Ionic columns and decorative panels between the
storeys. 2-storeyed oriel window (ground and first floor) in
left-hand bay, balanced by slightly projecting bay to right
with leaded panes and strapwork decoration above mullioned and
transomed windows. Central entrance, with round-headed doorway
in architrave with engaged Tuscan pilasters and balconette
over carried on moulded console brackets. Secondary doorway in
right-hand bay with semicircular head and enriched
entablature. Wrought-iron panels to basement windows. Central
bay surmounted by projecting gable in which stacks form
turrets each side of shaped and enriched gablet, with leaded
lantern with wind vane behind. Shaped gable with pinnacles to
left-hand bay, tower with strapwork decoration to parapet and
leaded cupola surmounted by flagpole to right. Openwork
parapet runs between these 3 gables. Axial and end wall
stacks, with elaborate scrollwork decoration.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8283298561

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

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