Building Name

Lodge of The Firs with Attached Gateway Whitworth Lane Fallowfield

Whitworth Lane
Fallowfield, Manchester
GMCA, England
(Sir) Joseph Whitworth
New build
Grade II

Possibly a re-building and adaptation of an existing house known as “The Firs”

LISTING TEXT - Gate lodge with attached gateway. 1851, by Edward Walters. Lodge of stucco on brick, with slate roof; stone gate piers with wrought-iron gates and side walls of red brick in Flemish bond. The lodge is square in plan, 2 storeys facing the drive, with a rectangular 2-storey gabled bay to the right and a doorway with shouldered architrave to the left. The bay, which is flanked by round-headed lancets at ground floor, has wooden mullion-and-transom windows to both floors, and barge-boards pierced by quatrefoils; and to the left at 1st floor is a small oriel window. The left return wall has (inter alia) a wooden canted oriel at 1st floor. The gateway has square gate piers with pyramidal caps and elaborate wrought-iron gates, and is flanked by convex quadrantal side walls of brick, that to the left linked to the lodge. Listing NGR: SJ858549413

Reference           Atkinson Joseph Whitworth