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Brazil House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4767 / 53°28'36"N

Longitude: -2.2389 / 2°14'20"W

OS Eastings: 384240

OS Northings: 397802

OS Grid: SJ842978

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.WP

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LW21

Entry Name: Brazil House

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456841

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Locality: City Centre

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW PRINCESS STREET
698-1/32/342 (North East side)
03/10/74 Nos.105 AND 107
Brazil House

GV II

Pair of shipping warehouses, now offices, etc. c.1870-80;
altered. Yellow brick with sandstone dressings (roof not
visible). Trapeziform plan on island site, at right-angles to
street, with rear loading bay. Eclectic style, with some
Gothic features. Four storeys over basements, 2+2 windows (the
outer windows tripartite), symmetrical; with chamfered plinth,
saw-tooth sill-bands to all floors, impost bands to all except
the top floor, heavily bracketed cornice. The ground floor has
tall coupled doorways in the centre, with pilaster jambs,
carved stiff-leaf imposts, and 5-stepped segmental-arched
heads with keyblocks, flanked by tripartite windows with
segmental-arched centre lights and moulded surrounds with
stiff-leaf imposts; the upper floors all have square-headed
tripartite windows to the outer bays and single-light windows
over the doors, those at 1st and 2nd floors with pilaster
jambs and the lower with stilted moulded heads. All these
windows sashed without glazing bars. Lift-head on roof. Return
sides very simple, with windows grouped 4, 4, 4 and 2; loading
bay entrances at rear end. Interior not inspected. Forms group
with No.103 to left (q.v.) and 109 to right (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8424097802

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