Grove House, Manchester

Grove House, in Oxford Road, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, is an early Victorian building, originally three houses, of 1838–40.[1] It is a Grade II* listed building as of 18 December 1963.[2]

Grove House, 316–324 Oxford Road
Doorcase with fanlight

Pevsner described it as "a large detached house set back from the street."[3] The house is of "scored stucco on brick with a hipped slate roof. It has a round-headed central doorway with keystone and a fanlight with slender radiating tracery."[2] It was first occupied by the university ca. 1952.[4] and has had various uses since then, including as a student health centre.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Hartwell et al. 2004, p 437
  2. ^ a b Student Health Centre, University of Manchester British Listed Buildings
  3. ^ Hartwell, Hyde & Pevsner 2004, p. 437.
  4. ^ Charlton, H. B. (1951) Portrait of a University, 1851-1951. Manchester: University Press; appendix VI, p. 169

ReferencesEdit

  • Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2004). Lancashire: Manchester and the South East. The Buildings of England. New Haven, CT; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-10583-5.


Coordinates: 53°27′44″N 2°13′49″W / 53.4623°N 2.2302°W / 53.4623; -2.2302