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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: ARDWICK AND ANCOATS HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1283019

Location

ARDWICK AND ANCOATS HOSPITAL, MILL 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: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388313

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8598 MILL STREET, Ancoats 698-1/17/455 (South East side) 03/10/74 Ardwick and Ancoats Hospital (Formerly Listed as: MILL STREET, Ancoats (South East side) Ancoats Hospital)

II

Dispensary and hospital, now hospital. 1879-91, by Lewis and Crawcroft. Red brick with polychrome bands, steeply-pitched hipped slate roofs. Irregular plan. Gothic style. Three storeys and basements, 1:1:3:1:1 bays, symmetrical, the 3-bay centre and the ends projecting. The centre bay, treated as a 4-stage tower, breaks forwards slightly, has a 2-centred arched doorway with shafts, the arch inscribed "ANCOATS HOSPITAL" and an arched extrados band inscribed "ARDWICK AND ANCOATS DISPENSARY", 2-light windows to the 1st and 2nd floors, weathered coping with stone turrets, and an elaborate turret with an oculus and tall oversailing parapet with corner tourelles (and formerly a saddle-back roof). All the windows have narrow arched lights with polychrome heads and impost bands, all those of the 3-bay centre with shafts: the ground floor has mostly 3-light windows and the 1st floor has mostly 2-light windows, but the recessed bays which have 4 and 3-light windows to these floors; the 2nd floor has 2-light windows rising into gabled half-dormers. Later additions to rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8546498407

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85464 98407

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