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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: INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER)

List entry Number: 1247609

Location

INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER), SACKVILLE STREET
INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER), WHITWORTH STREET

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: 457198

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW SACKVILLE STREET 698-1/32/370 (East side) 03/10/74 Institute of Science and Technology (University of Manchester)

GV II

University institute of science. 1895-1912, by Spalding and Cross. Red brick with dressings of red sandstone and terracotta, slate mansard roofs. Large rectangular plan with 2 internal courtyards. French Renaissance style. Five storeys, basement and attics; mullion and transom windows tiered over lower 4 storeys, with rusticated pilasters, richly moulded aprons and entablatures and surmounted by elaborate shaped gables; projecting gabled bay at centre and arched entrance. returned side to Whitworth Street has projecting gabled bays, that to left surmounted by cupola. Moulded bands and eaves cornice; brick chimney stacks. Terracotta forecourt balustrading extending over both facades. Rear similar. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8446797736

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84467 97736

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