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Former Canal Warehouse Adjacent to Coal Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Altrincham, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3976 / 53°23'51"N

Longitude: -2.3541 / 2°21'14"W

OS Eastings: 376550

OS Northings: 389028

OS Grid: SJ765890

Mapcode National: GBR DY04.4S

Mapcode Global: WH98N.TV5Q

Entry Name: Former Canal Warehouse Adjacent to Coal Wharf

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212769

Location: Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Altrincham

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Altrincham St George

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/11/2017

SJ 78 NE, 7/15

ALTRINCHAM,
MANCHESTER ROAD (west side),
Former Canal Warehouse adjacent to coal Wharf

(Formerly listed as: Luxi Leisure Ltd. Warehouse adjacent to coal Wharf)

G.V.

II

Canal warehouse on the Bridgewater Canal. 1833 on keystone.
Brick with stone dressings and asbestos and slate roofs.
3-storey block, square in plan with an opening into which a
branch of the canal passes. There are C20 additions to
right, left and rear which are not of special interest.
Five bays with stone plinth, eaves cornice and parapet. The
central bay is advanced and has a pediment with circular
opening (now blocked) and moulded surround, rusticated
quoins as well as rusticated voussoirs and keystone to the
2-storey high barge entry (now blocked) and a Venetian
window with dated keystone. There were a total of six
semicircular-headed brick arched openings with stone sills to
either side of the central bay none of which retain original
glazing and two of which on the left hand side have been
removed to facilitate the addition of a cast iron stair.
The 6-bay left side elevation retains seven similar arched
openings and formerly had two full-height loading bays with
hoist canopies (one blocked up). The rear has a pediment to
the central two bays and retains six arched openings to the top
floor only.


Listing NGR: SJ7655089028

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