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St Andrews Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4788 / 53°28'43"N

Longitude: -2.2454 / 2°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 383809

OS Northings: 398038

OS Grid: SJ838980

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.HY

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GTZF

Entry Name: St Andrews Chambers

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387865

Location: Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

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


MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE ALBERT SQUARE
698-1/27/4 (South side)
03/10/74 Nos.20 AND 21
St Andrew's Chambers

GV II

Offices. 1874, by G.T.Redmayne, for Scottish Widows Fund Life
Assurance Society. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular
plan on corner site, with splayed corner. Gothic style. Four
storeys and basement, an assymmetrical 2-window facade to
Albert Square, a 1-window corner, and 5-window facade to Mount
Street; string-courses to all floors, corbel table to
balustraded parapet between gables at ends of both facades and
at corner. The Albert Square facade has coupled round-headed
entrance arches which have shafts with carved capitals, and a
carved roundel with figures in a cinquefoil, all under a
pointed arch with nail-head enrichment, flanked by roundels
(that to the left containing a carved shield and date "1872");
the upper floors have arched single-light windows to the left,
and large 2-light windows to the right with Gothic enrichment
and the upper with a 2-centred arched head rising into a
gable. The splayed corner has chamfered corners and a
round-headed window at ground floor, the upper floors
corbelled out and containing 2-light Gothic windows (variously
enriched), and a crocketed gable flanked by tourelles. The
Mount Street facade, 3+2 windows, has a gabled end breaking
forwards slightly, the gable flanked by tourelles, windows
which are round-headed at ground floor, 2-centred at 1st
floor, trefoil-headed at 2nd floor, and square-headed at 3rd
floor, those of the gabled portion arcaded, and those at 1st
floor to the right also arcaded, with a carved niche in the
centre containing a statue. Steeply pitched gables and roof;
ridge chimneys. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8380998038

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