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45 and 47, Newton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4819 / 53°28'54"N

Longitude: -2.2332 / 2°13'59"W

OS Eastings: 384618

OS Northings: 398376

OS Grid: SJ846983

Mapcode National: GBR DMG.3V

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NRR2

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ8+QP

Entry Name: 45 and 47, Newton Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454811

Location: Piccadilly, 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 Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/29/251 (North West side)
Nos.45 AND 47


Textile warehouse, now fashion wholesalers' premises. Mid to
later C19, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond with gritstone
plinth and dressings (roof not visible). Rectangular plan
parallel to street, with loading in rear courtyard. Basement
and 5 storeys, a very regular 12-window facade with basement
and ground floor of channelled ashlar (now painted white), 1st
and 2nd floors treated as a giant arcade with segmental-headed
arches, a sill-band to 3rd floor, and a plain parapet with
stone coping. No.47 has a round-headed doorway to the right
with heavy pilaster jambs and grooved keystone (No.45 has
altered doorway). The windows are segmental-headed,
diminishing in the height, those at 2nd floor with gritstone
sills and panelled aprons (set back within the arches), and
those at 4th floor with raised sills; and all have altered
glazing. The left end has a wider bay with rectangular loading
entrance at ground floor and tripartite windows on the 2
floors above. Rear: sill-bands to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors,
windows with wedge lintels (and altered glazing); wall-crane.
Interior not inspected. History: occupied c.1905 by Mitchell
Bros. of Waterfoot [Rossendale], felt manufacturers. Forms
group with No.49 to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8461898376

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