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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067956
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212769
Location: Trafford, WA14
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
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/11/2017
SJ 78 NE, 7/15
MANCHESTER ROAD (west side),
Former Canal Warehouse adjacent to coal Wharf
(Formerly listed as: Luxi Leisure Ltd. Warehouse adjacent to coal Wharf)
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
Listing NGR: SJ7655089028
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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