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Chepstow House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4752 / 53°28'30"N

Longitude: -2.245 / 2°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 383834

OS Northings: 397632

OS Grid: SJ838976

Mapcode National: GBR DJK.K7

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HX57

Entry Name: Chepstow House

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Locality: City Centre

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Listing Date: 28 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388000

Source ID: 1283067

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8397NE CHEPSTOW STREET
698-1/31/52 (North side)
28/06/74 Nos.16 TO 20 (Even)
Chepstow House

GV II

Shipping warehouse, conversion in progress at time of survey.
1874, by Speakman, Son and Hickson, for textile merchant Sam
Mendel; altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate
roof. Irregular plan on island site between Chepstow Street,
Great Bridgewater Street and course of former Salford Junction
canal. Eclectic style. Three storeys, basement and attic, a
long south-east facade, the left end canted back along Great
Bridgewater Street; with sandstone plinth, 1st-floor
sill-band, eaves cornice, semi-octagonal angle-oriel with
domed turret, and steeply-pitched roof with numerous gabled
dormers; a large round-headed doorway in the centre of the
main range, moulded in 2 orders, with shafts, set in a gabled
surround with Lombard frieze, a large segmental-headed loading
doorway to the right with cast-iron surround, a similar
loading doorway next to the left corner (now with glazed
screen) and another at left end of the canted portion; to the
left of the main entrance, a very large 2-stage 3-light window
with shafts; stilted and shouldered windows to the oriel,
which has lancets to the attic stage and an open-arcaded stone
cupola with domed roof; 3-light windows at ground and 1st
floors of main range, otherwise most windows coupled and now
furnished with tilting casements imitating sashes. Small
dormers with 2-light windows and coped gables, larger dormers
with 3-light windows and coped gables with kneelers and
finials. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8383497632

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