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Warehouse Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4811 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.2465 / 2°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 383740

OS Northings: 398293

OS Grid: SJ837982

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.83

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GRGP

Entry Name: Warehouse Shop

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388236

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
698-1/27/183 (South side)
03/10/74 No.30
"Warehouse" shop

GV II

Includes: No.19 SOUTH KING STREET.
Shop. Late C19 and early C20, altered. Front of sandstone
ashlar, rear (to South King Street) of brick (roof concealed).
Narrow rectangular plan at right-angles to street, with
frontages to both streets. The King Street facade is in
Baroque style, 3 storeys and attic, 3 unequal bays; C20
shop=front at ground floor. The upper floors have a wide
segmental bow in the centre with 5-light windows flanked by
narrow rectangular bays with single-light windows, all these
windows transomed; enriched bands between floors, modillioned
eaves cornice, balustraded parapet to the bow, and large
volutes to a pedimented 3-light attic window in the centre
(carving in the pediment). The South King Street facade, 2 low
storeys with 4 windows at 1st floor, has an original cast-iron
shop front with slender shafts and elaborately decorated
frieze under a cornice arched over the centre (windows now
blacked out); sashed window at 1st floor, cornice, and parapet
with central pediment and ball finial.


Listing NGR: SJ7598598549

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