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1-5, CENTRAL STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4787 / 53°28'43"N

Longitude: -2.246 / 2°14'45"W

OS Eastings: 383772

OS Northings: 398022

OS Grid: SJ837980

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.CZ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GTQK

Entry Name: 1-5, CENTRAL STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387975

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


698-1/27/42 (North side)
03/10/74 Nos.1 TO 5 (Odd)


Probably a warehouse, subsequently Post Office, now offices
etc. Mid to later C19, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond,
with sandstone dressings (roof concealed). Long rectangular
plan. Simplified palazzo style. Four storeys and basement, a
16-bay facade, very regular; with rusticated vermiculated
plinth, rusticated quoins, sill-bands to the upper floors, and
a frieze of roundels; an arcaded ground floor of round-headed
arches which have coupled piers, moulded imposts and keyed
moulded heads, containing segmental-headed windows to the
basement and round-headed sashes to the ground floor, except
the 8th arch which is a doorway, the 10th which has an
inserted doorway, and the last, which is a waggon arch;
recessed segmental-headed sashes without glazing bars on all
upper floors, all with moulded surrounds and stilted
hoodmoulds with keystones. Four-bay left return wall (7
Southmill Street) in matching style. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8377298022

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