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62, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.481 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.2454 / 2°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 383812

OS Northings: 398279

OS Grid: SJ838982

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.H5

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GRZS

Entry Name: 62, King Street

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388243

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


698-1/27/190 (South side)
03/10/74 No.62


Shop. Late C19, altered. Painted stone and stucco, hipped
slate roof with central gable. Rectangular plan at
right-angles to street. Three storeys and attic, symmetrical,
with a wide gabled centre and very narrow side bays, 1:3:1
windows at 1st floor. The ground floor has an original (or
restored) 3-bay shop-front with central entrance and flanking
windows framed by slender columns and wide simple tracery
forming arched heads to the openings with dagger spandrels;
the 1st floor has 3 windows to the centre with ogee cresting
and tall poppy-head finials rising into enriched panels; the
2nd floor has windows with rounded corners; the 3rd floor has
a false balcony of stone pierced with quatrefoils and a large
2-centred arched window of 3 cusped lights with fleur-de-lys
blind tracery in the head, surmounted by a gable with
inverted-sword motif (the point which formerly provided the
finial now missing). Narrow windows to the outer bays;
cartouches with escutcheons at 2nd floor.

Listing NGR: SJ8381298279

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

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