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IoE Number: 388346
Photographer: Mr Martin Malies
Date Photographed: 21 August 1999
Date listed: 10 June 1974
Date of last amendment: 10 June 1974
Grade II*

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MANCHESTERSJ8497NELSON STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock698-1/21/602(North side)

MANCHESTER SJ8497 NELSON STREET, Chorlton-On-Medlock 698-1/21/602 (North side) 10/06/74 No.62 The Pankhurst Centre GV II* One of a pair of villas, now part of The Pankhurst Centre (with No.60 to the right, q.v.). c.1840, altered. Red brick (the left side rendered and mostly scored), hipped slate roof. Two storeys and 3 bays, formerly symmetrical, with pedimented centre breaking forwards slightly; stone plinth, modillioned eaves cornice; central ellipical-headed doorway with set-in doorcase of slender Tuscan columns with entablature and cornice, panelled door and plain fanlight; 4-pane sashed windows with raised sills and wedge lintels, except ground floor right which has added rectangular bay window (now painted black) with slated pentice roof. Left return wall has (inter alia) a 2-storey canted bay to the rear, with 2-centred arched windows which have intersecting glazing bars and hoodmoulds. Interior not inspected. History: home of Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst at the time when she founded the Women's Social and Political Union in 1903 (part of the Suffragette Movement).

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