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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: MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

List entry Number: 1200807

Location

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, LIVERPOOL 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: 17-May-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388280

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MANCHESTER

SJ8397NW LIVERPOOL ROAD 698-1/30/217 (North side) 17/05/74 Museum of Science and Industry, Air and Space Museum (Formerly Listed as: LIVERPOOL ROAD (North side) City Exhibition Hall)

GV II

Formerly known as: Lower Campfield Market LIVERPOOL ROAD. Market hall, now museum. 1876, by Mangnall and Littlewood. Cast-iron and wood with slate and glass roofs. Large rectangular plan in the form of a nave with north and south aisles under parallel roofs, and north and south transepts to the centre and both ends. Two storeys, 1:3:1:3:1 bays, the centre and ends gabled, and the centre both wider and higher. Cast-iron columns with crocket caps, each bay divided horizontally by a moulded cornice, with small columns and decorated cast-iron railings below this and large-paned glazing above. The centre has a tall segmental-headed doorway rising into the glazed upper prtion, a latticed band above eaves level, the gable filled with round-headed lights with slender shafts and margin panes, a bracketed cornice and the gable end of a continuous louvred ventilator, with a finial. Each end bay has a segmental-arched open-work panel in the centre, and an elliptical-arched iron bressummer to the gable, with glazing like that of the centre. The intermediate bays have oversailing eaves with scallop fringes, and continuous ridge ventilators. Three-bay east and west ends in matching style. Interior: cast-iron pillars with decorated caps carrying latticed girders, slender elliptical-arched latticed roof girders. Forms group with former Higher Campfield Market Hall to east (q.v.), by same architects in very similar style.

Listing NGR: SJ8327097786

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83270 97786

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