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Listed Building: WHITWORTH INSTITUTE (1247895)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 668, 10, 87
Date assigned Thursday, October 26, 1972
Date last amended


Late C19. Stone. Comprises 2 large blocks, that on left of 2 lofty storeys having 5 transomed mullioned windows, 3 breaking above eaves and gabled; arcade of 5 arches to ground floor with transomed mullioned windows and moulded doorway behind; moulded bands; coped end gables with kneelers and ball-head finials to all gables; tall clustered stacks; pinnacled lantern; green Westmorland slates. On the left-hand side a single-storeyed convex wing, forming link with Whitworth Hotel, has an 8-light transomed mullioned window, pilasters and open balustrade above cornice. The Assembly Hall on right-hand side has 3 3-light mullioned windows with gables above parapet; moulded doorway to left surmounted by a 3-light mullioned window and enriched panel; coped and voluted end gables with side pilasters; ball-head finials to all gables; raised lantern-light overall; green Westmorland slates; advanced single-storeyed bay to left with 2 6-light transomed mullioned windows, pilasters, open balustrade above cornice and set-back gable with ball-head finials and recessed enriched panel. Tied with the Whitworth Hotel and of similar design. Listing NGR: SK2748062885

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Grid reference SK 27480 62885 (point)
Map sheet SK26SE

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Dec 2 2015 2:43PM

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