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44-50, Portland Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4784 / 53°28'42"N

Longitude: -2.239 / 2°14'20"W

OS Eastings: 384236

OS Northings: 397995

OS Grid: SJ842979

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.W2

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LT1Q

Entry Name: 44-50, Portland Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456048

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
698-1/32/301 (North West side)
Nos.44 TO 50 (Even)

GV II

Various home trade warehouses, now cafe, betting shop and
offices. Probably c.1850-60; altered. Red brick in Flemish
bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Rectangular
plan at right-angles to street. Simplified palazzo style. Five
storeys over basement, a symmetrical 6-window facade;
vermiculated plinth, pilastered ground floor with cornice,
sill-bands to all upper floors, moulded cornice with blocking
course. Round-headed doorways to left and right, with set-in
shafts, enriched lintels, moulded heads with keystones,
divided panelled doors, and cornices on consoles, and windows
over altered basement openings in the intermediate bays;
segmental-headed windows at 1st and 3rd floors, those at 1st
floor above the doors with moulded stone architraves and
cornices and the others with set-in stone surrounds and linked
lintels, and those at 3rd floor with stone surrounds;
square-headed windows at 2nd and 4th floors, those at 2nd
floor with set-in stone surrounds and those at 4th floor with
set-in stone shoulders, all with linked lintels: all these
windows sashed without glazing bars. Rear and interior not
inspected. Forms group with Nos 52 and 54 to left (q.v.), and
with No.36 Charlotte Street (Fraser House) to right (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8423697995

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW PORTLAND STREET
698-1/32/301 (North West side)
Nos.44 TO 50 (Even)

GV II

Various home trade warehouses, now cafe, betting shop and
offices. Probably c.1850-60; altered. Red brick in Flemish
bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Rectangular
plan at right-angles to street. Simplified palazzo style. Five
storeys over basement, a symmetrical 6-window facade;
vermiculated plinth, pilastered ground floor with cornice,
sill-bands to all upper floors, moulded cornice with blocking
course. Round-headed doorways to left and right, with set-in
shafts, enriched lintels, moulded heads with keystones,
divided panelled doors, and cornices on consoles, and windows
over altered basement openings in the intermediate bays;
segmental-headed windows at 1st and 3rd floors, those at 1st
floor above the doors with moulded stone architraves and
cornices and the others with set-in stone surrounds and linked
lintels, and those at 3rd floor with stone surrounds;
square-headed windows at 2nd and 4th floors, those at 2nd
floor with set-in stone surrounds and those at 4th floor with
set-in stone shoulders, all with linked lintels: all these
windows sashed without glazing bars. Rear and interior not
inspected. Forms group with Nos 52 and 54 to left (q.v.), and
with No.36 Charlotte Street (Fraser House) to right (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8423697995

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