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52 and 54, Portland Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4783 / 53°28'42"N

Longitude: -2.2391 / 2°14'20"W

OS Eastings: 384226

OS Northings: 397984

OS Grid: SJ842979

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.V3

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KTYS

Entry Name: 52 and 54, Portland Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456049

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

SJ8497NW PORTLAND STREET
698-1/32/302 (North West side)
Nos.52 AND 54

GV II

Textile warehouses, now restaurant etc. Probably c.1860-70;
altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof.
Rectangular plan. Simplified palazzo style. Five storeys over
basement, 3 wide bays; stone pilastered ground floor (see
below), sill-bands to all upper floors, moulded cornice with
blocking course. Ground floor in 3 differing portions: to the
left, tall coupled round-headed doorways (that on the right
altered as a window), with panelled spandrels and a cornice on
elongated brackets which have incised decoration; in the
centre, 3 narrow segmental-headed windows with pilastered
surrounds and keystones similarly decorated, and a cornice; to
the right, 2 narrow segmental-headed windows and a doorway
with rusticated surrounds. Tripartite sashed windows to all
upper floors, those at 1st floor with pilastered architraves
and that in the centre with incised decoration and a segmental
pediment over the centre light, those at 2nd floor with
panelled aprons to the lights and cornices arched over the
centre, and those above more simply treated: all these windows
sashed without glazing bars. Rear and interior not inspected.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ8422697984

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW PORTLAND STREET
698-1/32/302 (North West side)
Nos.52 AND 54

GV II

Textile warehouses, now restaurant etc. Probably c.1860-70;
altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof.
Rectangular plan. Simplified palazzo style. Five storeys over
basement, 3 wide bays; stone pilastered ground floor (see
below), sill-bands to all upper floors, moulded cornice with
blocking course. Ground floor in 3 differing portions: to the
left, tall coupled round-headed doorways (that on the right
altered as a window), with panelled spandrels and a cornice on
elongated brackets which have incised decoration; in the
centre, 3 narrow segmental-headed windows with pilastered
surrounds and keystones similarly decorated, and a cornice; to
the right, 2 narrow segmental-headed windows and a doorway
with rusticated surrounds. Tripartite sashed windows to all
upper floors, those at 1st floor with pilastered architraves
and that in the centre with incised decoration and a segmental
pediment over the centre light, those at 2nd floor with
panelled aprons to the lights and cornices arched over the
centre, and those above more simply treated: all these windows
sashed without glazing bars. Rear and interior not inspected.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ8422697984

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