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Hydes Anvil Brewery, Manchester

Description: Hydes Anvil Brewery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1994
English Heritage Building ID: 388335

OS Grid Reference: SJ8319795858
OS Grid Coordinates: 383197, 395858
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4592, -2.2545

Location: 50 Bold Street, Manchester M15 5PH

Locality: Manchester
County: Manchester
Country: England
Postcode: M15 5PH

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Listing Text


698-1/4/857 Hydes Anvil Brewery


Brewery. 1861. For Greatorex Brothers. Red brick with stone
dressings and slate roof. Various ranges group around a large
courtyard. Mainly 2 storeys with 3 storey ranges to rear.
Central gateway with elaborate gatepiers and pedestrian gate
to left with moulded architrave and pediment. To left a
2-storey 4-window range with sash or sash-type windows set in
moulded frames or architraves and with segmental arched head.
Ground floor quoins, impost band and 1st floor sill band.
Modillion cornice. Behind this facing the courtyard further
2-storey ranges with various sashed casements and doorways and
2 gables with overhanging eaves and windows beneath
round-arched heads. A further range with roof louvre adjoins
rear range which has 3 groups of windows facing the courtyard.
Central gable with clock and ornamental finial. C20 loading
bays beneath. This range to rear facing has tall arches
running through 2 storeys with windows recessed behind them, a
cornice above and 3 groups of windows with moulded frames and
camberedheads. Sides similar with that to west having the base
of a truncatedstack and a roof louvre. To the right of the
courtyard in front of part of the rear range a 2-storey range
with a blind arcade of tall arches on all sides filled by
various windows. This range has a cornice and full-length roof
louvre. In front of this range are other lower 2-storey range
with 3 gables facing and small lantern louvres. Another small
range to right of the entrance gateway. Interior not
inspected. The brewery was built by the Greatorex Brothers as
Queen's Brewery in 1861 and has been occupied by Hyde's
Brewery itself established in the early 1860's, since 1899.

Listing NGR: SJ8319795858

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Source: English Heritage

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