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Numbers 2, 4, 6 and Right 3 Bays of 8, Altrincham

Description: Numbers 2, 4, 6 and Right 3 Bays of 8

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212764

OS Grid Reference: SJ7681088027
OS Grid Coordinates: 376810, 388027
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3886, -2.3501

Location: Kingsway, Trafford WA14 1PJ

Locality: Altrincham
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 1PJ

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Listing Text

(south side)

11/10 Nos. 2, 4, 6
- and right 3 bays
of 8


Shops and offices. Dated 1870. Red sandstone, rock-faced
and ashlar with slate roof and brick rear. 11 bays, 3
storeys with shops on ground floor and offices above.
Victorian Gothic. Enriched first floor sill band, coped
modillion eaves parapet. Arcaded ground floor formerly with
barley sugar Y-tracery to the shop fronts, now only existing
to bay 6. Bays 1, 2 and 3 have been drastically re-faced in
brick. Arcade columns have moulded bases and capitals and
pilasters separate bays 3 and 4, and 8 and 9 which run up the
entire building. Each 3 bays on first floor have 4 lancet
lights the centre 2 being coupled with plate tracery and
under hoodmoulds with enriched stops. The second floor
windows which follow a similar pattern have shouldered
heads, the paired ones under corbelled gablets which break
through the eaves parapet.

Listing NGR: SJ7681088027

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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