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Joule House

A Grade II Listed Building in Irwell Riverside, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4841 / 53°29'2"N

Longitude: -2.2728 / 2°16'22"W

OS Eastings: 381992

OS Northings: 398634

OS Grid: SJ819986

Mapcode National: GBR DBG.K1

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.1PZC

Entry Name: Joule House

Listing Date: 31 January 1952

Last Amended: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471597

Location: Salford, M5

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 Paul with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SALFORD

SJ8198NE THE CRESCENT
949-1/17/98 (South side)
31/01/52 Nos.48 AND 49
(Formerly Listed as:
WINDSOR CRESCENT
(South side)
Nos.48 AND 49)

GV II

Includes: No.1 Joule House ACTON SQUARE.
Group of 3 houses, forming a pair facing The Crescent, with
return elevation to Acton Square a separate unit. Now in use
as offices. Early C19. Brick with Welsh slate roofs.
3 storeys, 8-window range to The Crescent, return elevation a
4-window range with lower wing beyond.
Elevation to The Crescent comprises 2 units, symmetrically
designed with advanced central block of 4 bays, housing
entrances in outer bays. 8-panelled doors in projecting Ionic
doorcases. 12-pane sash windows throughout, with flat-arched
gauged brick heads. Continuous sill-band to first floor. Plain
eaves cornice. Angle pilasters. End wall and axial stacks.
Return elevation to No.1 Acton Square, a 4-window range with
advanced central bay with doorway in projecting Ionic porch to
left of centre. 12-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged
brick heads, and sill-band to first floor. End wall stack.
Known as Joule House, a plaque records that James Prescott
Joule, scientist born in Salford in 1818, lived and worked in
the house.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8199298634

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

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