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39 and 41, George Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4782 / 53°28'41"N

Longitude: -2.241 / 2°14'27"W

OS Eastings: 384105

OS Northings: 397973

OS Grid: SJ841979

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.G4

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KT3W

Entry Name: 39 and 41, George Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388142

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


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW GEORGE STREET
698-1/32/140 (South East side)
Nos.39 AND 41

GV II

Cotton manufacturers' warehouse, now restaurants, etc. c.1845,
by Edward Walters; altered. Sandstone ashlar ground floor,
coursed rubble above, with rear of red brick in English bond
(roof not visible). U-plan: main range parallel to street,
with 2 rear wings. Basement and 4 floors, a 5-window range,
the ground floor of rusticated punch-dressed ashlar with plain
frieze and modillioned cornice, quoins to the upper floors,
modillioned cornice to 2nd floor, string-course and parapet to
top floor. The basement and ground floor are treated as a
rustic with a 9-bay arcade of segmental-headed arches, those
at the ends containing doorways with pilaster-and-cornice
architraves and the others equally divided into basement and
ground-floor windows (most of these openings altered, and
various signboards and canopies attached); the upper floors
have diminishing segmental-headed sashed windows with quoined
surrounds and keystones, those at 2nd floor with raised sills.
Rear: 2 large wings, 4 windows long and 2 windows wide, each
with a full-height loading slot in the gable wall, that to
No.39 with recessed stages and loading doors but the other now
blocked; large segmental-headed windows, many with original
16-pane sashes but others variously altered or damaged.
Interior not inspected. An early example of this type of
building in Manchester.


Listing NGR: SJ8410597973

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