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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: THE DELANEY BUILDING AT CREWE AND ALSAGER COLLEGE

List entry Number: 1330088

Location

THE DELANEY BUILDING AT CREWE AND ALSAGER COLLEGE, CREWE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56684

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 75 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF CREWE CREWE ROAD

2/40 The Delaney Building at Crewe and Alsager College

II

One of the original buildings of the former Crewe Teacher Training College and still used for similar purposes, 1911 (in pediment) by H Beswick (County Architect). In terra cotta and Accrington red bricks with slate roof. "H" plan, 11 bay, single storey front but with 2-storey section at the rear (north). High-standing, (Assembly Hall) 7-bays-wide projecting centre, with lower 2-bay wings either side. Centre bay flanked by brick pilasters, with terra cotta bases and bands, supporting a terra cotta pediment, with three corn stooks, cartouche and date in the tympanum. Lower, open pediments, to end bays of centre section, on pilasters which frame recessed openings with archivolts. There are small circular 4-keystone panels in the tympanum. Moulded terra cotta plinth, sills, string course and console cornice. Mullion and transome windows with hopper lights and semi-circular transome lights and bullseye windows above. Plain brick parapet with moulded coping. Side wings plainer with flat headed hopper and pivot windows dressed in terra cotta, lightly moulded cornice and brick parapet with moulded coping. Octagonal drum with corner shafts supporting lead covered cupola with weather vane. Rear section of building of no interest.

Listing NGR: SJ7177055110

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National Grid Reference: SJ 71770 55110

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