© Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
PEEL BUILDING, THE CRESCENT (north side)
SALFORD, SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
10 September 1999
14 August 1974
Date of last amendment:
20 October 1998
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SJ8198NE THE CRESCENT
949-1/17/102 (North side)
14/08/74 Peel Building
(Formerly Listed as:
Peel Building (Former Royal
Former Royal Technical College, now Salford University
building. 1896. Henry Lord. Red brick and terracotta with
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement. Symmetrically planned with
central block of 5 bays comprising 3-window range entrance
gable and subsidiary outer gables, linked by narrow bay each
side with paired mullioned and transomed windows. Beyond this
on each side, 3 bays of 2 and 3 windows, then advanced outer
gables. Shaped gable over entrance, in which octagonal
pilasters form stair-turrets each side, capped by ogee domes.
Round-arched doorway with coupled enriched Ionic columns each
side carrying entablature with balustraded parapet. Narrow
round-arched side lights. 3 mullioned and transomed windows
above on each floor, divided by plain pilasters, and with
enriched frieze between the storeys. 3 shallow segmental
arches project on moulded console brackets above the second
storey, with balustraded parapet. Central round-arched window
in attic, flanked by octagonal pilasters and surmounted by low
relief frieze and arched niches in the gable apex. Shaped
gables terminate the central block each side, a balustraded
parapet linking central and outer gables. These outer gables
are stressed with octagonal pilasters, and with pedimented
heads to upper windows. Mullioned and transomed windows
throughout, with round-arched heads to ground floor.
Flanking ranges of 3 bays each side, divided 2-3-2 by
octagonal pilasters, with subsidiary pilasters between the
lower windows, and pedimented heads to windows of central bay.
Outer gables advanced beyond at each side, with octagonal
angle pilasters and central pilaster strip terminating in
chimney-stack at gable apex. Various fluted axial stacks.
INTERIOR not inspected.