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Former Nurses Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Irwell Riverside, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4843 / 53°29'3"N

Longitude: -2.2733 / 2°16'24"W

OS Eastings: 381958

OS Northings: 398651

OS Grid: SJ819986

Mapcode National: GBR DBF.GZ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.1PQ7

Entry Name: Former Nurses Home

Listing Date: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471598

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
949-1/17/99 (South side)
No.51
Former Nurses' Home

GV II

Former nurses home, now library of Working Class Movement.
Dated 1897. Brick with terracotta dressings and some mock
timbering. Plain-tiled roof. Neo-vernacular style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, asymmetrical plan with 3 gables to The
Crescent, and entrance to right of centre. Entrance front
faces The Crescent, comprising 3 wide gables, and narrow
projecting gable over entrance. Flat roofed porch houses
round-arched doorway with moulded pilasters each side, and
brick mullioned window. Balustraded parapet. 3 grouped sash
windows on each floor above. Main gables have irregularly
grouped sash windows, and half-timbering at apex.
Return elevation to Acton Square divides into 3 bays with 2
gables to the right, and lower bay to left with paired sash
windows on each floor. Central gable has off-centre canted bay
window to ground floor with parapet curved between terracotta
finials. Paired sash windows above. Stack on right of gable,
with cartouche carrying date, and fluted shafts. This gable is
linked to the-right hand gable by a narrow bay with paired
windows in an arched recess at ground floor, with balustraded
parapet above. 2 sashes to first floor, one set at an angle to
the gable. Right-hand gable has 2-storeyed canted bay with
parapet curved between terracotta finials. 3 sash windows to
second floor above. Half-timbering in gable apexes. End wall
stacks.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8195898651

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

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