Grove House, Manchester

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This article is about an historic building. For student health care, see College health.
Grove House, 316–324 Oxford Road

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]

Doorcase with fanlight

Pevsner described it as "a large detached house set back from the street."[1] 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.[3] and has had various uses since then, including as a student health centre.

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 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