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63, George Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4774 / 53°28'38"N

Longitude: -2.2423 / 2°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 384017

OS Northings: 397875

OS Grid: SJ840978

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.5G

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.JVGK

Entry Name: 63, George Street

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: 388144

Source ID: 1218197

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW GEORGE STREET
698-1/32/141 (South East side)
03/10/74 No.63

GV II

Merchant's warehouse, now restaurant and offices. c.1860;
altered. Sandstone ashlar, and red brick in Flemish bond with
sandstone dressings (roof not visible). Rectangular plan, with
integral loading bay at rear. Italian palazzo style. Four
storeys over basement, 4 bays to George Street and 5 bays to
Dickinson Street, with rusticated ashlar to ground floor,
rusticated quoins above, string-courses over all floors,
bracketed cornice and balustraded parapet. The basement and
ground floor of each main facade is treated as a rustic arcade
of round-headed arches with impost bands and voluted keystones
with lion-heads, except the doorway to the right which has an
enriched architrave with interlaced geometrical surround,
key-block with herm flanked by swags, and moulded cornice, and
the wider loading bay at the left end of the other facade
which has an enriched segmental archway. The windows of the
1st and 2nd floors have shouldered architraves, the upper with
swags and cornices over them; those at 3rd floor have coupled
round-headed lights in round-headed architraves with eagles in
the tympani and voluted keystones to the heads. Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8401797875

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