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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 388032
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 05 August 2001
Date listed: 16 May 1988
Date of last amendment: 16 May 1988
Grade II

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MANCHESTER SJ8499 CORPORATION STREET 698-1/15/70 (East side) 16/05/88 Ashton House GV II Women's hostel. c.1900. Red brick and common brick, with dressings of buff and white terracotta, slate roof. Triangular plan with 2 rounded corners, on narrow island site. Arts and Crafts style. Basement and 4 storeys, a 14-window assymetrical facade to Corporation Street, with a 3-bay entrance section, pilastered, with tall parapet of white terracotta gabled over the centre, recessed segmental-arched porch to left with mutule cornice, square-headed doorway with 6-light overlight, a round-headed arched window to the right, three 1-light windows on each floor of the centre, coupled windows in the left bay and staggered windows in the right-hand bay; long range to left with boarded windows at ground floor, coupled windows to upper floors, terminating in curved corner at very acute angle; shorter range to the right, with large round-headed windows at ground floor and coupled windows above. All ground floor windows boarded, all other windows sashed with glazing bars in the upper leaf only. Single-storey banded apse to the south end, above which the pilastered gable wall has one window on each floor and an embattled parapet with central gable, letterd "ASHTON HOUSE". Other sides similar but simpler. Interior not inspected.

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