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IoE Number: 456063
Photographer: Mr Martin Malies
Date Photographed: 21 August 1999
Date listed: 03 October 1974
Date of last amendment: 03 October 1974
Grade II

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MANCHESTER SJ8496 PORTSMOUTH STREET 698-1/21/619 (West side) 03/10/74 Chorlton-On-Medlock No.8 Holy Name Presbytery GV II Presbytery to Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Name. 1874. By Henry Clutton. Orange brick with sandstone dressings, slate roofs. Roughly L-shaped plan with main range projected towards the street, this and the re-entrant enclosed by a projected ground floor. Neo-Tudor vernacular style with mullion-and-transom windows, high parapet. Mostly 3 storeys. The single-storey projection to the street has a doorway to the right with a moulded surround, the set-back continuation in the re-entrant to the right of this has windows of 12 and 8 lights, and a balustraded parapet carries round the whole. The end wall of the 3-storey main range behind the entrance block has a triangular chimney feature up the centre, splayed corners with transomed windows wrapped round, its south front has coupled 6-light windows to all floors, and a high pierced parapet carries round the whole; and attached to its further end, enclosing an extruded chimney stack, is an early C20 single-storey stone link to the church. The set-back wing on the north side has (inter alia) a 3-stage 6-light stair-window. The rear is a 4-window range with sill-bands, string-course over 2nd floor, plain parapet, and mullion-and-transom windows mostly of 6 and 4 lights, with hoodmoulds. (C20 addition at north end.) Forms group with the Church of the Holy Name (q.v.).

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