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49 Piccadilly

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ7+FW

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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This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 08/04/2020

SJ 8498 SW

PICCADILLY (north side),
No. 49

Clothiers' warehouse, now offices with public house at ground floor. 1846 to 1847. For JP and E Westhead, rebuilt after a fire of 1850, with mansard roof added between 1886 and 1917. Occupied in 1917 by Chorlton Brothers, clothiers.

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 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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