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8, MINSHULL STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4785 / 53°28'42"N

Longitude: -2.236 / 2°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 384431

OS Northings: 398002

OS Grid: SJ844980

Mapcode National: GBR DLJ.H1

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MTFP

Entry Name: 8, MINSHULL STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388316

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

SJ8498SW MINSHULL STREET
698-1/28/232 (South West side)
No.8

GV II

Includes: No.42 BLOOM STREET.
Shipping warehouse, now offices. Mid to later C19. Red brick
in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings (roof concealed).
Rectangular plan at right-angles to Minshull Street, with
loading bay in long side to Bloom Street. Palazzo style.
Basement and 4 storeys, with a 5-bay facade to Minshull Street
and a 10-bay facade to Bloom Street; ashlar basement,
sill-bands to all floors (variously decorated) and a
corbel-table to the cornice. The front has in the 4th bay a
large sandstone architrave containing coupled round-headed
doorways with colonnettes which have foliated caps, a carved
roundel between the heads, a semicircular arched hoodmould
spanning both, and carved spandrels; coupled windows in the
2nd and 4th bays of all floors (except the top where all are
coupled), those at ground and 2nd floors round-headed, and
most with colonnettes, alternating with shouldered or stilted
segmental-headed single windows; the windows of the 2nd and
3rd floors have hoodmoulds linked by bands, and the 3rd floor
windows are coupled with stilted segmental heads. All these
windows sashed. The left side wall has a doorway in the 4th
bay (No.42 Bloom Street) coupled with a segmental-headed
loading bay entrance to its right, coupled round-headed
windows at ground and 2nd floors, coupled segmental-headed
windows at 1st floor, segmental-headed windows grouped 5, 2, 5
and 4 at 3rd floor, and breaking the eaves in the centre a
gabled attic with a triple window. Loading bay includes
wall-crane. Interior not inspected. Forms group with 10
Minshull Street to left (q.v.), 11 Bloom Street to rear of
this (q.v.), and City Police Courts diagonally opposite
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8443198001

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