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Arkwright House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4822 / 53°28'56"N

Longitude: -2.2488 / 2°14'55"W

OS Eastings: 383586

OS Northings: 398420

OS Grid: SJ835984

Mapcode National: GBR DHG.RQ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.FQCT

Entry Name: Arkwright House

Listing Date: 9 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455639

Location: Manchester, M3

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

SJ8398SE PARSONAGE GARDENS
698-1/27/270 (South side)
09/03/82 Arkwright House

II

Offices, now restaurant, offices etc. 1929, by Harry S.
Fairhurst.Steel frame with Portland stone cladding (roof not
visible). Large trapeziform plan on island site. Neo-classical
style. Five storeys plus 2 attic storeys, 1:14:1 bays, the end
bays set back and the first 2 storeys of the main range
forming a podium to a 3-storey 14-bay order of giant
Corinthian-style pilasters with plain frieze and dentilled
cornice, over which are 2 attic storeys, the upper set back
and finished with a frieze, cornice and blocking course.
Banded rustication to ground floor, which has an arcade of
round-headed windows with stepped voussoirs; 2-light mullioned
windows to 1st floor and 1st attic storey; bronze-framed
3-light windows to the 3 floors of the pilastrade, with
ornamental panels between the floors; simple 1-light windows
to the upper attic storey. Return elevations similar, but with
2 columns in antis.


Listing NGR: SJ8358698420

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

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