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IoE Number: 471601
Location: PEEL BUILDING, THE CRESCENT (north side)
Photographer: Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
Date Photographed: 10 September 1999
Date listed: 14 August 1974
Date of last amendment: 20 October 1998
Grade II

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SALFORD SJ8198NE THE CRESCENT 949-1/17/102 (North side) 14/08/74 Peel Building (Formerly Listed as: WINDSOR CRESCENT (North side) Peel Building (Former Royal Technical College)) GV II Former Royal Technical College, now Salford University building. 1896. Henry Lord. Red brick and terracotta with plain-tiled roof. 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.

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