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2, Post Office Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Altrincham

Description: 2, Post Office Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212770

OS Grid Reference: SJ7677288014
OS Grid Coordinates: 376772, 388014
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3885, -2.3507

Location: Post Office Street, Trafford WA14 1QA

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

10/16 (south-east side)
Nos 1 & 3

The address shall be amended to read: MARKET STREET
(south-east side)
Nos 1, 1A and 3



10/16 Nos. 1 and 3.


Includes No. 2 Post Office Street. Morrison's Central
Auction Galleries, now shops. 1890's for Sir William Cunliffe
Brooks. Header bond brick, stone dressings, decorative
timber framing and clay tile roof. 4 bays on Market Street
and 2 plus the Auction Hall on Post Office Street. 2
storeys plus attic with corner entrance. Entrance is curved
in plan, has a stone surround and a balcony above with cast
iron railings and large stone brackets. The first floor has
decorative timber framing which continues on Market Street,
and a curved 4-light mullion and transom window. Bays 1 and
2 on Market Street have ground floor 2-light mullion and
transom windows; bays 3 and 4 have 2 doorways and a
shopfront with 3-light mullion and transom windows above and
2 dormer windows above that. The Auction Hall on Post Office
Street has one 8-light and one 6-light mullion and transom
window and a hipped roof. The main roof sweeps round the
corner and has a weather-vane recording the patron, "WCB".
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ7677288014

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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