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London Warehouse, Manchester

Description: London Warehouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 388112

OS Grid Reference: SJ8475898077
OS Grid Coordinates: 384758, 398077
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4792, -2.2311

Location: 23 Ducie Street, Manchester M1 M1 2HX

Locality: Manchester
County: Manchester
Country: England
Postcode: M1 2HX

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Listing Text


698-1/29/122 (South side)
03/10/74 London Warehouse


Railway warehouse. 1867, for Manchester, Sheffield and
Lincolnshire Railway. Brown brick with stone dressings, roof
concealed. Large square plan. Seven storeys and 9 bays, the
bays slightly recessed between pilasters, with long-and-short
quoins to the corners, stone cornice, and parapet with 4
gables; coupled segmental waggon arches in the 2nd and 3rd,
and 6th and 7th bays; small segmental-headed windows with
raised sills and small-pane glazing; fire-escape in front of
windows of 8th bay. Ten-bay side walls, the south side with 3
pairs of former waggon arches (formerly covered by
single-storey sheds and all now blocked); 3 pairs of similar
arches in rear wall; fenestration in all these walls matching
that of the front. Interior: massive cast-iron columns
supporting large rivetted wrought-iron girders and cast-iron
floor joists. Very prominent feature of Rochdale Canal basin

Listing NGR: SJ8475898077

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Source: English Heritage

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