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Lloyds House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.479 / 53°28'44"N

Longitude: -2.2469 / 2°14'48"W

OS Eastings: 383709

OS Northings: 398059

OS Grid: SJ837980

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.5W

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GT89

Entry Name: Lloyds House

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388285

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 LLOYD STREET
698-1/27/219 (South side)
03/10/74 Nos.16 TO 22 (Even)
Lloyd's House

GV II

Includes: Nos.39 TO 43 JACKSON'S ROW.
Former headquarters of the Manchester Shipping Offices and
Packing Company. c.1887, by Speakman and Charlesworth. Red
brick with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Very long range
on end-of-block site, the south side slightly concave and the
east end canted, forming an acute angle at the north-east
corner. Eclectic style with Gothic features. Three storeys
with basement and attic, with facades of 13 bays to Lloyd
Street and 3 bays to Southmill Street hinged on a 5-window
drum rising from the 1st floor; with sandstone ashlar plinth,
recessed bays up to 1st floor, bands between 1st and 2nd
floors, saw-toothed band over 2nd floor, steeply-pitched
shaped attic gables, and a polygonal drum with slated
spirelet. The principal entrance, under the drum at the
north-east corner, is a curved open colonnade formed by short
coupled columns of polished granite mounted on sandstone
plinths, with heavily foliated caps supporting the base of the
drum which is encircled by a panelled frieze. The drum has
narrow 1-light sashed windows, those at 1st floor with a
panelled stone frieze and those at 2nd floor with arched heads
in a stone frieze, and an attic storey with moulded cornice.
The main floors of the Southmill Street facade have 3-light
sashed windows, those at ground floor with arched stone heads,
those at 1st floor segmental-headed, and those at 2nd floor
set behind arcades which have colonnettes with carved caps
carrying round-headed arches with arched extradoses; and the
attic gables have 2-light arched windows, and kneelers with
tall coupled chimneys rising from them. The Lloyd Street
facade has 3-light windows treated more simply, narrow attic
gables, and tall clustered chimneys. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8370998059

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