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Minshull House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4784 / 53°28'42"N

Longitude: -2.2355 / 2°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 384464

OS Northings: 397990

OS Grid: SJ844979

Mapcode National: GBR DLJ.M2

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MTNR

Entry Name: Minshull House

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388317

Location: Manchester, M1

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


698-1/32/233 (South West side)
Minshull House


Grey warehouse, now offices. Mid to later C19; altered.
Sandstone ashlar at ground floor (painted), red brick in
Flemish bond with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Rectangular
plan on corner site, with splayed corner, loading bay at rear.
Simplified palazzo style. Five storeys and basement, 8 windows
plus the corner; with banded basement and left corner, band
over ground floor, moulded cornice. Segmental-headed arches to
basement and ground floor, the basement openings now blocked,
and segmental-headed windows at ground floor with altered
glazing; sashed windows without glazing bars to all upper
floors, those at 1st floor with stone lintels and the others
all with flat-arched heads and raised sills; tie-plates at 2nd
and 3rd floors. Corner entrance with segmental-headed doorway
in moulded architrave with keystone, pilasters to left and
right with worn lettering "MANUFACTURERS AND PRINTERS";
segmental-headed window above, with saw-tooth arch-band, stone
cornice over 3rd floor. Right-hand return to Bloom Street, 6
bays, similar to principal facade. Left return (to Richmond
Street), plain and regular, has sashed windows with
flat-arched heads (those to front bay blind). Rear has (inter
alia) a full-height loading slot in the centre, with a hoist
canopy. Interior not inspected. Forms group with No.11 Bloom
Street to rear (q.v.), No.8 Minshull Street to right (q.v.),
and City Police Courts opposite (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8446497990

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

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