History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Orient House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.475 / 53°28'29"N

Longitude: -2.2363 / 2°14'10"W

OS Eastings: 384412

OS Northings: 397609

OS Grid: SJ844976

Mapcode National: GBR DLK.G9

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MX9D

Entry Name: Orient House

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388151

Location: Manchester, M1

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

Find accommodation in
Salford

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW GRANBY ROW
698-1/32/145 (South side)
20/06/88 Nos.65 AND 67
Orient House

GV II

Shipping or packing warehouse. 1914, by G.H.Goldsmith. Steel
frame with facade of white matt-glazed terracotta and sides of
rectilinear glass curtain walling, roof concealed. Large
rectangular plan parallel to street. Classical style facade to
otherwise strictly functional building. Nine storeys over
basement, but the facade of 6 storeys with attics, a
symmetrical composition of 1:7:1 bays, the ends breaking
forwards slightly, the ground and 1st floors treated as a
rustic, with channelled rustication and cornices to both
levels, the next 3 storeys as a 7-bay giant colonnade, with
fluted Ionic columns and pilastered end bays, an enriched
frieze over the colonnade and a low 5th floor with very
prominent modillioned cornice and various forms of enrichment;
full attic storeys to the ends, set-back attics over the
centre, and tall chimneys. Entrances in the 3rd and 7th bays,
both with projected doorcases which have shallow pediments on
consoles, and acroteria on the pediments; 3-light windows to
all floors, those in the end bays mostly with mullions and
cornices, and those in the colonnade steel framed, and canted
in the first 2 levels. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8441297609

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.