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31, Princess Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4798 / 53°28'47"N

Longitude: -2.2439 / 2°14'37"W

OS Eastings: 383913

OS Northings: 398142

OS Grid: SJ839981

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.TL

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HSQQ

Entry Name: 31, Princess Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456824

Location: Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Locality: City Centre

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 PRINCESS STREET
698-1/27/325 (North East side)
No.31

GV II

Probably offices and showrooms of furnishing manufacturer, now
shops and offices. Probably c.1880-90; altered. Sandstone
ashlar (roof concealed). Narrow rectangular plan at
right-angles to street. Venetian Gothic style. Four storeys,
4:2:4 windows, symmetrical; plinth, string course over 1st
floor, sill-bands to 2nd and 3rd floors, bracketed cornice,
and arcaded parapet with central pierced gablet flanked by
pinnacles. The ground floor has a moulded segmental-arched
doorway with double doors and stained glass overlight lettered
"31", flanked by large rectangular shop fronts with altered
glazing and doorways; the upper floors have arcaded sashed
windows, those at 1st floor with raked sills and shaped heads,
and bands of squared tracery over (and those in the centre
with a cornice on carved brackets); those at 2nd floor with
arched heads from which rise mullions to delicately-patterned
panels, over which in turn are chunky corbel-tables; and those
at 3rd floor with recessed trefoil lights in 2-centred arches.
Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8391398142

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