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Masonic Temple

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4809 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.25 / 2°15'0"W

OS Eastings: 383503

OS Northings: 398272

OS Grid: SJ835982

Mapcode National: GBR DHH.H5

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.DRST

Plus Code: 9C5VFPJX+9X

Entry Name: Masonic Temple

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387949

Location: Deansgate, Manchester, M3

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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698-1/27/27 (South side)
20/06/88 Masonic Temple


Masonic temple. Dated 1929 below centre of parapet, by Thomas
Worthington and Son. Portland stone (roof not visible). Large
rectangular plan with slightly projecting wings. Stripped
classical style. Three storeys, a 3:5:3-window facade,
symmetrical, the wings slightly lower, with channelled
rustication to ground floor, the centre with low forecourt
walls between the wings, a corbelled balcony over 1st floor,
and an enriched frieze to the parapet, with lion masks. The
centre has a square-headed doorway with moulded architrave and
panelled double doors, single-light windows to the inner bays
and tripartite windows to the outer, and tall sashed windows
at 1st and 2nd floors, the lower with plain reveals and the
upper with architraves and cornices, all these windows with
small panes, 5 small square ventilation grills above, and the
dated "MCMXXIX" in the centre above these. The wings have
similar fenestration at ground and 1st floors (those at ground
floor with voussoirs and keystones), and at 2nd floor one tall
tripartite sash in a round-headed arch, with a corbelled
balcony and enriched tympanum. Single-storey extension at
right-hand end, with round-headed archway. Rear and interior
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8350398272

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