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75 and 77, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4845 / 53°29'4"N

Longitude: -2.2377 / 2°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 384325

OS Northings: 398666

OS Grid: SJ843986

Mapcode National: GBR DLF.5X

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LPN2

Entry Name: 75 and 77, High Street

Listing Date: 15 March 1989

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388183

Location: Manchester, M4

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 Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/17/161 (North side)
15/03/89 Nos.75 AND 77
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.75-77 (Odd))


Probably a wholesale garment warehouse. c.1860-70. Iron frame,
with cladding of sandstone ashlar and red brick, dressings of
polished granite and red and yellow sandstone (roof
concealed). Trapeziform plan on end-of-block site. Venetian
Gothic style. Four storeys, three and a half bays (half-bay to
left) plus rounded corner to the right; panelled-pilaster
piers to ground floor with large moulded brackets to dentilled
cornice, similar piers and cornice to 1st floor, short stone
piers to 2nd floor, sill- and impost bands to 3rd floor,
prominent bracketed eaves cornice. The ground floor has a
round-headed doorway to the left with pilaster jambs and
elaborate enrichment to the head, a similar round-headed
doorway to the right-hand corner, with shafts of polished
granite and heavily foliated caps, and C20 shop windows in the
3 main bays. The 1st floor, of stone, has arcaded fenestration
with 4 round-headed sashed windows in each full bay and 2 to
the left, slender shafts with foliated caps between the lights
and spherical roundels in the spandrels; the 2nd and 3rd
floors have arcaded 3-light sashes, those at 2nd floor with
round-headed lights, polished shafts with foliated caps and
banded 2-centred extradose, and those at 3rd floor
segmental-headed with linked segmental hoodmoulds. Right-hand
side to Thomas Street, 2 bays in matching style. Interior not

Listing NGR: SJ8432598666

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