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Luxi Leisure Limited Warehouse Adjacent to Coal Wharf, Altrincham

Description: Luxi Leisure Limited Warehouse Adjacent to Coal Wharf

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212769

OS Grid Reference: SJ7655089028
OS Grid Coordinates: 376550, 389028
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3976, -2.3541

Location: Bridgewater Embankment, Trafford WA14 4RG

Locality: Altrincham
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 4RG

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/15 Luxi Leisure Ltd.
Warehouse adjacent
- to coal Wharf


Canal warehouse on the Bridgewater Canal. 1833 on keystone.
Brick with stone dressings and asbestos and slate roofs. 3-
storey block, square in plan with an opening into which a
branch of the canal passes. There are C20 additions to
right, left and rear which are not of special interest. 5-
bays with stone plinth, eaves cornice and parapet. The
central bay is advanced and hasapediment with circular
opening (now blocked) and moulded surround, rusticated
quoins as well as rusticated voussoirs and keystone to the
2-storey high barge entry (now blocked) and a Venetian
window with dated keystone. There were a total of 6 semi-
circular headed brick arched openings with stone sills to
either side of the central bay none of which retain original
glazing and 2 of which on the left hand side have been
removed to facilitate the addition of a cast iron stair.
The 6-bay left side elevation retains 7 similar arched
openings and formerly had 2 full height loading bays with
hoist canopies (one blocked up). The rear has a pediment to
the central 2 bays and retains 6 arched openings to the top
floor only.

Listing NGR: SJ7655089028

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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