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49 Piccadilly

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4811 / 53°28'52"N

Longitude: -2.2351 / 2°14'6"W

OS Eastings: 384492

OS Northings: 398293

OS Grid: SJ844982

Mapcode National: GBR DLH.P3

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MRVN

Entry Name: 49 Piccadilly

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455657

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 Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SW PICCADILLY
698-1/28/286 (North side)
No.49

GV II

Clothiers' warehouse, now shop. 1892, by W.G.Higginbottom;
altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Deep
rectangular plan. Simplified palazzo style. Five storeys and
attic, a 7-window facade, symmetrical, with rusticated quoins,
plain frieze, modillioned cornice, brick parapet with stone
pilasters and chimneys, large attic dormer. Ground floor
altered except for square-headed doorway to right with
enriched surround; very regular fenestration to upper floors,
all windows of equal height and with moulded architraves,
those at 1st and 2nd floor shouldered, the lower with aprons
and pediments (that in the centre swan-necked) and the upper
with cornices (except that in the centre which is pedimented),
and those at 3rd floor eared (that in the centre with a
segmental open pediment); altered glazing to 1st floor, 8-pane
casements to the upper floors. Full-width glazed dormer in
slope of roof, with 3-span hipped roof. Rear and interior not
inspected. Forms group with No.47 to left (q.v.), and with Nos
51 and 53, 55 and 57, and 59 and 61 to right (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8449298293

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Description

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/02/2019

SJ 8498 SW
698-1/28/286

MANCHESTER,
PICCADILLY (north side),
No. 49

GV
II
Clothiers' warehouse, now shop. 1846 to 1847; altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Deep rectangular plan. Simplified palazzo style.

Five storeys and attic, a seven window facade, symmetrical, with rusticated quoins, plain frieze, modillioned cornice, brick parapet with stone pilasters and chimneys, large attic dormer. Ground floor altered except for square-headed doorway to right with enriched surround; very regular fenestration to upper floors, all windows of equal height and with moulded architraves, those at first and and second floor shouldered, the lower with aprons and pediments (that in the centre swan-necked) and the upper with cornices (except that in the centre which is pedimented), and those at third floor eared (that in the centre with a segmental open pediment); altered glazing to first floor, eight-pane casements to the upper floors. Full-width glazed dormer in slope of roof, with three-span hipped roof. Rear and interior not inspected.

Forms group with No.47 to left (q.v.), and with Nos 51 and 53, 55 and 57, and 59 and 61 to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8449298293

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