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Court House and Attached Gates and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Irwell Riverside, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4845 / 53°29'4"N

Longitude: -2.2633 / 2°15'47"W

OS Eastings: 382623

OS Northings: 398676

OS Grid: SJ826986

Mapcode National: GBR DDF.MW

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.6PH2

Entry Name: Court House and Attached Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 18 January 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471611

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/06/2012


SJ8298NE
949-1/19/112
18/01/80


SALFORD
ENCOMBE PLACE
Court House and attached gates and railings


(Formerly listed under Upper Cleminson Street)


GV
II


Court house. 1860-65. Brick with stone-faced ground storey and
dressings, low pitched roof not seen.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3-window range to Upper Cleminson Street.
Rusticated ashlar lower storey with central round-arched
doorway with paired doors. Flanking round-arched sash windows
with margin lights, all arches with stressed keystones.
Cornice over. Blind windows to first floor, in pedimented
cases alternately triangular and segmental, carried on console
brackets. Continuous sill-band to low upper-storey windows in
moulded architraves. Small central window, the others blind.
Stressed quoins and modillion eaves cornice. 2-banded stacks
with overhanging caps in front wall. Recessed to the right, a
further bay with paired round-arched sash windows to ground
floor, and segmentally-arched windows above.
7-window return to Encombe Place. Doorway to left, with
fanlight and carved keystone to arch. Lower windows all in
moulded recesses. Two 4-pane sash windows with margin lights
flank blind window spaces to first floor, the central window
space flanked by recessed stone panels. Alternately triangular
and segmental window heads. Painted Royal arms in free
standing relief over window to right. Sill-band to low attic
storey windows in architraves.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead cast-iron railings and gates
with low stone walls and piers to Encombe Place elevation.

Listing NGR: SJ8262398676

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

Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/06/2012


SJ8298NE
949-1/19/112
18/01/80


SALFORD
ENCOMBE PLACE
Court House and attached gates and railings


(Formerly listed under Upper Cleminson Street)


GV
II


Court house. 1860-65. Brick with stone-faced ground storey and
dressings, low pitched roof not seen.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3-window range to Upper Cleminson Street.
Rusticated ashlar lower storey with central round-arched
doorway with paired doors. Flanking round-arched sash windows
with margin lights, all arches with stressed keystones.
Cornice over. Blind windows to first floor, in pedimented
cases alternately triangular and segmental, carried on console
brackets. Continuous sill-band to low upper-storey windows in
moulded architraves. Small central window, the others blind.
Stressed quoins and modillion eaves cornice. 2-banded stacks
with overhanging caps in front wall. Recessed to the right, a
further bay with paired round-arched sash windows to ground
floor, and segmentally-arched windows above.
7-window return to Encombe Place. Doorway to left, with
fanlight and carved keystone to arch. Lower windows all in
moulded recesses. Two 4-pane sash windows with margin lights
flank blind window spaces to first floor, the central window
space flanked by recessed stone panels. Alternately triangular
and segmental window heads. Painted Royal arms in free
standing relief over window to right. Sill-band to low attic
storey windows in architraves.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead cast-iron railings and gates
with low stone walls and piers to Encombe Place elevation.

Listing NGR: SJ8262398676

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