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Description: 15-19, Silver Street (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210726
OS Grid Reference: SD8033810731
OS Grid Coordinates: 380338, 410731
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5928, -2.2985
SD 8010 NW SILVER STREET
326-/1/73 Nos. 15-19 (odd)
(including No.5 Broad
Built as bank for the Union Bank of Manchester, incorporating shops and Conservative Club prelnises, 1904. Blend of Art Nouveau and Classicism. Ashlar. 3 storeys. On corner site with 5-bay range - incorporating 2 shop units - to Silver Street, 2-bay range - incorporating former entrance to Conservative Club - to Broad Street, and angled entrance bay between the ranges. Giant order of Ionic columns to upper storeys; of 3 bays to Silver Street and 1 bay to Broad Street, with octagonal turret between, having flattened pavilion roof behind shaped parapet. Over each end of giant order, a modified segmental pediment (flanked by seated figures) rises above eaves. Channelled rustication and wide windows to ground floor; large arched windows to each bay of order on first floor, with small, paired sashes above. Tall rectangular windows to turret and below Silver Street pediment; large mullion and transom windows, with arched entrance below. Second entrance on corner, under shallow segmental arch on corbels. Some decorative carving.
Listing NGR: SD8033810731
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Source: English Heritage
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