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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: XAVERIAN COLLEGE, PART OF, AND ATTACHED ARCHWAY

List entry Number: 1197923

Location

XAVERIAN COLLEGE, PART OF, AND ATTACHED ARCHWAY, 8, LOWER PARK ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388303

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8595 LOWER PARK ROAD, Rusholme 698-1/22/804 (West side) 03/10/74 No.8 Xaverian College, part of, and attached archway

GV II

Formerly known as: No.8 Firwood LOWER PARK ROAD Rusholme. Villa, now part of 6th form college. 1874-5, by Alfred Waterhouse, for T.R.Heatherington; altered. Red brick with blue brick bands (etc), tiled roofs with cockscomb ridges. Roughly rectangular plan (plus later additions to rear). Two-and-a-half storeys plus a tower; with 2 saw-tooth bands between floors, steeply-pitched gabled roofs, (etc). At the right-hand corner, in the angle between the front range and the rear wing, is a rectangular tower which has a gabled wooden porch on its north side, with open sides and fishscale tiled roof, various small windows, a shield in the east side, a stylised Lombard frieze and a steep saddleback roof with cresting to the ridge. To the left of the tower is a diagonally-set gabled bay which has 2 tall sashed windows at ground floor, 2 similar windows and a balcony with wrought-iron railings at 1st floor, and coupled smaller windows above; at the left end of the facade is another gabled bay which has 3 similar windows at ground and 1st floors and coupled windows above, the ground floor windows protected by a tiled pentice roof; and the main range between these bays has a dormer window with half-hipped roof and finial. Most windows have square-paned leaded glazing, some with stained glass. The left return wall (south front) is longer and has similar fenestration including a pentice to the ground-floor, and 2 similar dormers. Attached to the north side is a tall 2-centred archway with steeply pitched gable and ball finial.

Listing NGR: SJ8533795522

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85337 95522

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