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Latitude: 53.4787 / 53°28'43"N
Longitude: -2.246 / 2°14'45"W
OS Eastings: 383772
OS Northings: 398022
OS Grid: SJ837980
Mapcode National: GBR DJH.CZ
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GTQK
Entry Name: 1-5, CENTRAL STREET (See details for further address information)
Location: Manchester, M2
Locality: City Centre
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Listing Date: 3 October 1974
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387975
Source ID: 1293203
SJ8398SE CENTRAL STREET
698-1/27/42 (North side)
03/10/74 Nos.1 TO 5 (Odd)
Includes: No.7 SOUTHMILL STREET.
Probably a warehouse, subsequently Post Office, now offices
etc. Mid to later C19, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond,
with sandstone dressings (roof concealed). Long rectangular
plan. Simplified palazzo style. Four storeys and basement, a
16-bay facade, very regular; with rusticated vermiculated
plinth, rusticated quoins, sill-bands to the upper floors, and
a frieze of roundels; an arcaded ground floor of round-headed
arches which have coupled piers, moulded imposts and keyed
moulded heads, containing segmental-headed windows to the
basement and round-headed sashes to the ground floor, except
the 8th arch which is a doorway, the 10th which has an
inserted doorway, and the last, which is a waggon arch;
recessed segmental-headed sashes without glazing bars on all
upper floors, all with moulded surrounds and stilted
hoodmoulds with keystones. Four-bay left return wall (7
Southmill Street) in matching style. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ8377298022
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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