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Anglia House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4804 / 53°28'49"N

Longitude: -2.2453 / 2°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 383820

OS Northings: 398211

OS Grid: SJ838982

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.JC

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HS17

Entry Name: Anglia House

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388048

Location: Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ8398SE
698-1/27/76
03/10/74

MANCHESTER
CROSS STREET
(West side)

No.86
Anglia House

II

GV

Insurance office. 1906, by Charles Heathcote. Brown polished
granite to ground floor, red sandstone ashlar above, lead clad
roofs. Narrow rectangular plan on end-of-block site, with
canted corner. Free Baroque style. Three storeys and attic, a
1:3:1-bay facade to Cross Street and 1-bay facade to John
Dalton Street hinged on a canted corner with turret; Ionic
colonnaded ground floor with doorways at the corner and in the
4th bay and shop windows in the others, all under a pulvinated
frieze and prominent cornice; upper floors with heavily
moulded cornice pierced by projected outer bays which have
banded pilasters and emphatic steeply-pitched attic pediments,
2-light casements at 1st floor with broken pediments, coupled
12-pane sashes at 2nd floor, and round-headed casements at
attic level with radiating glazing bars; otherwise, casement
windows at 1st floor with enriched architraves, and sashed
windows at 2nd floor recessed behind a screen with coupled
colonnettes; flat-roofed dormer over centre with casement
windows. Cylindrical Baroque turret over corner, with banded
pilasters, prominent cornice, a round-headed window with open
pediment on colonnetes, and ogival domed roof with consoles
over the pilasters. Tall corniced chimneys. Facade to John
Dalton Street matching the pedimented bays to Cross Street.
Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ 83820 98211

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