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110-114, Portland Street, Manchester

Description: 110-114, Portland Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 456058

OS Grid Reference: SJ8404497800
OS Grid Coordinates: 384044, 397800
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4767, -2.2419

Location: A5103, Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 4GX

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

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Listing Text

MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW PORTLAND STREET
698-1/32/311 (North West side)
28/02/89 Nos.110 TO 114 (Even)

GV II

Warehousing (probably textiles or clothing), now shop and
offices. 1880, by Charles Heathcote; altered. Sandstone ashlar
ground floor, red brick with sandstone dressings above, slate
roof. Irregular trapeziform plan. Romanesque style. Three
storeys with basement and attic, 5 bays, symmetrical above
ground floor; with cornice to ground floor, brick pilasters
and stone sill-bands to both upper floors, stone eaves cornice
on brick corbel table, and shallow 3-bay flat-roofed attic
dormer. Round-headed doorway to left, shouldered waggon entry
to right, and windows and doorways with rounded corners
between these; windows of 1:2:2:2:1 lights on both upper
floors, those in the centre at 1st floor set in round-headed
arches and with round-headed lights, brick pilasters and
moulded stone imposts, and those in the flanking bays with
segmental open pediments; those in the centre at 2nd floor
with square-headed lights, set-in square pilasters and brick
corbel tables, and those in the flanking bays segmental-headed
with corniced brick architraves. Unusual dormer with 3 groups
of 3 small round-headed windows and stone cornice. All these
windows sashed without glazing bars. Rear and interior not
inspected. Small building of boldly-modelled mid-Victorian
character. Forms group with No.106 and No.108 to right (q.v.)
and Nos 116 (etc) to 126 to left.


Listing NGR: SJ8404497800

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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