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Newton Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4818 / 53°28'54"N

Longitude: -2.2326 / 2°13'57"W

OS Eastings: 384661

OS Northings: 398366

OS Grid: SJ846983

Mapcode National: GBR DMG.7W

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.PR24

Entry Name: Newton Buildings

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454813

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Locality: City Centre

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SE NEWTON STREET
698-1/29/253 (South East side)
20/06/88 No.50
Newton Buildings

GV II

Hat manufacturers' premises. c.1900, altered. Iron frame and
concrete floors, with cladding of ashlar, and red brick with
buff terracotta dressings, slate roof. Trapezoidal plan on
end-of-block site parallel to Hilton Street. Free baroque
style. Basement and 4 storeys plus full attic storey and
mansard attic; distinguished by 3-storey giant arcades above
ground floor, 2 bays to Newton Street, 5 bays to Hilton Street
and 3 bays to Port Street; with cornices over ground and 3rd
floors. The Newton street facade has a round-headed doorway to
the right, with an architrave including 2 columns and a large
segmental pediment; the ground floor of all 3 sides has wide
rectangular windows with keyed lintels; the arcaded upper
floors have wide round-headed arches with quoined surrounds
and keystones, most filled by original glazed screens with
wooden frames and metal glazing bars making panes of varied
size, the windows of the 1st and 2nd floors including floating
segmental pediments; but the 2nd and 4th bays to Hilton Street
with 2-storey canted oriels enriched with swags etc. The attic
storey has coupled windows except to Newton Street, which has
a large segmental open-pedimented dormer with a round-headed
window, the mansard to Hilton Street has dormers with
segmental pediments. Interior said to have segmental
barrel-vaulted construction.


Listing NGR: SJ8466198366

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