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Eleska House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4807 / 53°28'50"N

Longitude: -2.233 / 2°13'58"W

OS Eastings: 384631

OS Northings: 398241

OS Grid: SJ846982

Mapcode National: GBR DMH.48

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NSV0

Entry Name: Eleska House

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388074

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

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Listing Text


698-1/29/90 (West side)
Eleska House


Clothing warehouse, now wholesalers' premises and offices.
Probably early C20. Red brick in English garden wall bond with
sandstone plinth and dressings (roof concealed). Rectangular
plan on corner site, with chamfered corner, loading bay to
rear. Basement, 3 storeys and attic, 3 bays (the 1st canted
back) with 2+3+2 windows; sandstone bands to sills and heads,
brick cornice and parapet over attic. The canted corner has a
round-headed doorway with stone imposts and cavetto-moulded
head with keystone, panelled door and lettered fanlight, 2
narrow sashed windows on 2 floors above; the front has tall
basement windows, narrow sashes at ground, 1st and 2nd floors
(all these grouped 3+2), and smaller sashes at attic level
grouped 4+3; the windows of the 1st and 2nd floors are set
back slightly in their bays, and those at 2nd floor have brick
corbelling to segmental heads, and linked hoodmoulds. The left
side wall, 5 windows, mostly set in full-height slots, with
large attached fire-escapes; and a 2-storey rear extension
containing the loading bay (shared with 3 China Lane to rear).
Interior not inspected. Item is attached to left side of No.56
(q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ8463198241

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

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