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Parkers Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4882 / 53°29'17"N

Longitude: -2.2397 / 2°14'23"W

OS Eastings: 384190

OS Northings: 399084

OS Grid: SJ841990

Mapcode National: GBR DKD.QK

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KLP6

Entry Name: Parkers Hotel

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388031

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/15/69 (West side)
Parkers Hotel


Formerly commercial offices, now hotel. c.1900-10, in 2
builds. Entrance block of red brick and Portland stone, rear
range of sandstone ashlar, with slate roof. On island site
between Corporation Street and railway, the rear range
rectangular with the entrance block forming a quadrant at the
south end. Entrance block in neo-Baroque style: 3 storeys with
basement and double attic, 9 bays in a convex quarter circle,
symmetrical, the end bays projected slightly; with channelled
rusticated ashlar ground floor, banded pilasters and open
pediments with cartouches to the end bays, fluted giant
pilasters between these (coupled in the centre), dentilled and
modillioned cornice surmounted by a balustraded parapet, large
scrolled inverted consoles to the attic storey behind this, a
mansard roof with flat-roofed dormers and an octagonal turret
with domed copper roof rising through the centre. The ground
floor has a central round-headed doorway with banded
pilasters, cartouche keystone with swags, and a segmental open
pediment; round-headed windows to the end bays and rectangular
windows in the intermediate bays, all these with elaborate
keystones. The upper floors have casements with moulded
architraves, those at 1st floor with pediments, except the end
bays which have curved 3-light windows with colonnettes and
dentilled cornices at 1st floor and large round-headed windows
above. All windows above ground floor have glazing bars. Rear
range differs: 8 bays divided by piers, basement and 4 storeys
divided horizontally 2:2:1 by prominent cornices (the upper
modillioned), the piers of the lower stage channelled, and
3-light sashed windows on all floors; parapet with tubular
railings. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8419099084

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

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