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Chancery Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4803 / 53°28'49"N

Longitude: -2.2425 / 2°14'33"W

OS Eastings: 384000

OS Northings: 398205

OS Grid: SJ840982

Mapcode National: GBR DKH.3D

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.JSB8

Entry Name: Chancery Chambers

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387955

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


698-1/27/32 (East side)
03/10/74 No.55
Chancery Chambers


Includes: No.58 Chancery Chambers SPRING GARDENS.
Includes: No.1 Chancery Chambers CHANCERY LANE.
Warehouse, now offices. Mid to later C19; altered. Sandstone
ashlar and red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings
(roof concealed). Trapezoidal plan on end-of-block site.
Italian palazzo style. Basement and 5 storeys (diminishing in
height), a 4:1:6-window range, with channelled rusticated
ashlar ground floor, rusticated quoins and sill-bands above,
and prominent modillioned cornice; a wide segmental-headed
archway to the 5th bay, now with inserted doorway, and
tripartite windows on all floors above this, all except the
topmost with pedimented surrounds; segmental-headed windows,
except those at top floor which are square, all with moulded
architraves and those at ground and 1st floors with keystones,
and all sashed without glazing bars (except those to the
basement). Left (north) return wall in English garden wall
bond, similar fenestration. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8400098205

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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