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IoE Number: 388294
Photographer: Mr John Riley
Date Photographed: 05 December 2004
Date listed: 03 October 1974
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II

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MANCHESTER SJ8398NE LONG MILLGATE 698-1/26/228 (West side) 03/10/74 South-east wing to Chetham's Hospital (former Manchester Grammar School) (Formerly Listed as: LONG MILLGATE (West side) Manchester Training College) GV II School, now part of Music School. 1873-8, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with sandstone dressings (roof concealed). Rectangular plan parallel to street, forming part of east side of courtyard of Chetham's Hospital. Tudor style. Three storeys over basement, with 4-storey gate tower, 1:1:6 bays, the 2nd being the gate tower and breaking forwards slightly; with stone basement, bands between floors, and embattled parapet with coupled octagonal chimneys and corner pinnacles. The main range has tall segmental-pointed 2-light windows at ground floor, with arched lights, and 2-light sashed windows to the upper floors with shafts; the gate tower to the left has a large segmental-pointed arched doorway moulded in 4 orders with rectangular stone surround lettered "SCOLA MANCUNIENSIS 1870", a small rose window above set into the corbel of a tiered 2-storey canted oriel at 1st and 2nd floors, a mullioned 5-light window at 3rd floor, a cornice with corbel table, embattled parapet with central upstand, and a tall octagonal turret attached to the left side. To the left is a narrow bay with 2-light windows on all floors; and attached to the left of this a later addition. Rear similar. Interior not inspected.

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