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Queen's Jubilee 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

Plus Code: 9C5VFPMG+PM

Entry Name: Queen's Jubilee 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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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/09/2019

SJ8198NE
949-1/17/99

SALFORD
THE CRESCENT (South side)
No.51, Queen's Jubilee Nurses Home

(Formerly listed as No.51, Former Nurses' Home)

GV
II
Former nurses home, now library of Working Class Movement. Dated 1897, architect Henry Lord. Brick with terracotta dressings and some mock timbering. Plain-tiled roof. Neo-vernacular style.

EXTERIOR: three storeys, asymmetrical plan with three gables to The Crescent, and entrance to right of centre. Entrance front faces The Crescent, comprising three 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. Three 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 three bays with two 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. Two sashes to first floor, one set at an angle to the gable. Right-hand gable has two storeyed canted bay with parapet curved between terracotta finials. Three sash windows to second floor above. Half-timbering in gable apexes. End wall stacks.

INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8195898651

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