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© Mr Patrick Norris

IoE Number: 458155
Location: LODGE OF THE FIRS, WITH ATTACHED GATEWAY, WHITWORTH LANE (east side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 03 February 2002
Date listed: 03 October 1974
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II

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MANCHESTER SJ89SE WHITWORTH LANE, Rusholme 698-1/9/816 (East side) 03/10/74 Lodge of The Firs, with attached gateway (Formerly Listed as: WHITWORTH LANE, Fallowfield (East side) Lodge of The Firs) GV II Gate lodge with attached gateway. 1851, by Edward Walters. Lodge of stucco on brick, with slate roof; stone gate piers with wrought-iron gates and side walls of red brick in Flemish bond. The lodge is square in plan, 2 storeys facing the drive, with a rectangular 2-storey gabled bay to the right and a doorway with shouldered architrave to the left. The bay, which is flanked by round-headed lancets at ground floor, has wooden mullion-and-transom windows to both floors, and barge-boards pierced by quatrefoils; and to the left at 1st floor is a small oriel window. The left return wall has (inter alia) a wooden canted oriel at 1st floor. The gateway has square gate piers with pyramidal caps and elaborate wrought-iron gates, and is flanked by convex quadrantal side walls of brick, that to the left linked to the lodge.

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