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Old Exchange

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4813 / 53°28'52"N

Longitude: -2.246 / 2°14'45"W

OS Eastings: 383772

OS Northings: 398318

OS Grid: SJ837983

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.C1

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GRQH

Entry Name: Old Exchange

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388235

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 KING STREET
698-1/27/182 (North side)
03/10/74 Nos.29 AND 31
Old Exchange

GV II

Includes: Nos.5, 6 AND 7 ST ANN'S PASSAGE.
Range of shops with passage through. Dated 1897 on frieze over
ground floor; altered. Probably iron-framed, with cladding of
red sandstone and terracotta, slated mansard roof. Rectangular
plan with central through-passage. Eclectic style. Three
storeys and attics, 3 structural bays; with pilastered piers
to ground floor (those to left altered), frieze lettered "AD /
OLD EXCHANGE / 1897" and cornice, C20 shop fronts; giant Ionic
pilasters to 1st and 2nd floors, ornamental terracotta panels
between 1st and 2nd floors, bracketed frieze and moulded main
cornice with low parapet, 4 moulded lateral chimney stacks and
4 symmetrically disposed segmental-pedimented dormers in the
roof. The 1st floor has wide elliptical-arched windows (one in
the 1st bay and 2 in each of the others), with decorated
spandrels and wooden mullion-and-transom glazing; the 2nd
floor has mullioned windows with segemental-headed lights (3
in the 1st bay, 2+2 in the 2nd bay, and 3+3 in the 3rd bay).


Listing NGR: SJ8377198321

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