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London Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4792 / 53°28'45"N

Longitude: -2.2311 / 2°13'52"W

OS Eastings: 384758

OS Northings: 398077

OS Grid: SJ847980

Mapcode National: GBR DMH.KS

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.PTR4

Entry Name: London Warehouse

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Locality: City Centre

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388112

Source ID: 1217858

Listing Text


698-1/29/122 (South side)
03/10/74 London Warehouse


Railway warehouse. 1867, for Manchester, Sheffield and
Lincolnshire Railway. Brown brick with stone dressings, roof
concealed. Large square plan. Seven storeys and 9 bays, the
bays slightly recessed between pilasters, with long-and-short
quoins to the corners, stone cornice, and parapet with 4
gables; coupled segmental waggon arches in the 2nd and 3rd,
and 6th and 7th bays; small segmental-headed windows with
raised sills and small-pane glazing; fire-escape in front of
windows of 8th bay. Ten-bay side walls, the south side with 3
pairs of former waggon arches (formerly covered by
single-storey sheds and all now blocked); 3 pairs of similar
arches in rear wall; fenestration in all these walls matching
that of the front. Interior: massive cast-iron columns
supporting large rivetted wrought-iron girders and cast-iron
floor joists. Very prominent feature of Rochdale Canal basin

Listing NGR: SJ8475898077

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