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63, George Street, Manchester

Description: 63, George Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 388144

OS Grid Reference: SJ8401797875
OS Grid Coordinates: 384017, 397875
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4774, -2.2423

Location: 19 Dickinson Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 4NS

Locality: Manchester
County: Manchester
Country: England
Postcode: M1 4NS

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Listing Text


698-1/32/141 (South East side)
03/10/74 No.63


Merchant's warehouse, now restaurant and offices. c.1860;
altered. Sandstone ashlar, and red brick in Flemish bond with
sandstone dressings (roof not visible). Rectangular plan, with
integral loading bay at rear. Italian palazzo style. Four
storeys over basement, 4 bays to George Street and 5 bays to
Dickinson Street, with rusticated ashlar to ground floor,
rusticated quoins above, string-courses over all floors,
bracketed cornice and balustraded parapet. The basement and
ground floor of each main facade is treated as a rustic arcade
of round-headed arches with impost bands and voluted keystones
with lion-heads, except the doorway to the right which has an
enriched architrave with interlaced geometrical surround,
key-block with herm flanked by swags, and moulded cornice, and
the wider loading bay at the left end of the other facade
which has an enriched segmental archway. The windows of the
1st and 2nd floors have shouldered architraves, the upper with
swags and cornices over them; those at 3rd floor have coupled
round-headed lights in round-headed architraves with eagles in
the tympani and voluted keystones to the heads. Interior not

Listing NGR: SJ8401797875

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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