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116 and 118, Portland Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4766 / 53°28'35"N

Longitude: -2.2421 / 2°14'31"W

OS Eastings: 384028

OS Northings: 397786

OS Grid: SJ840977

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.6R

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.JWK5

Entry Name: 116 and 118, Portland Street

Listing Date: 28 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456060

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
698-1/32/313 (North West side)
28/02/89 Nos.116 AND 118

GV II

Warehouses (probably textiles or clothing), now shops,
offices, etc. c.1860-80; altered. Red brick with sandstone
dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan. Italian Renaissance
style. Three storeys with basement and attic, 6 bays,
symmetrical; with plinth, cornice to ground floor, sill-band
to 2nd floor, prominent modillioned cornice, 2 small
open-pedimented dormers and central chimney stack. Arcaded
ground floor with round-headed arches, banded brick piers and
moulded stone imposts: tall doorways to the outer bays with
keystones and segmental pediments on brackets, and windows
with keystones and original glazing in 2 round-headed lights
(some covered or altered); segmental-headed windows at 1st
floor, each in a raised brick architrave with stone cornice;
round-headed windows at 2nd floor, recessed between pairs of
short brick pilasters; small round-headed dormer windows. Rear
and interior not inspected. Forms group with Nos 106 and
108-114 to right (q.v.) and Nos 120 to 126 to left (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8402897786

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW PORTLAND STREET
698-1/32/313 (North West side)
28/02/89 Nos.116 AND 118

GV II

Warehouses (probably textiles or clothing), now shops,
offices, etc. c.1860-80; altered. Red brick with sandstone
dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan. Italian Renaissance
style. Three storeys with basement and attic, 6 bays,
symmetrical; with plinth, cornice to ground floor, sill-band
to 2nd floor, prominent modillioned cornice, 2 small
open-pedimented dormers and central chimney stack. Arcaded
ground floor with round-headed arches, banded brick piers and
moulded stone imposts: tall doorways to the outer bays with
keystones and segmental pediments on brackets, and windows
with keystones and original glazing in 2 round-headed lights
(some covered or altered); segmental-headed windows at 1st
floor, each in a raised brick architrave with stone cornice;
round-headed windows at 2nd floor, recessed between pairs of
short brick pilasters; small round-headed dormer windows. Rear
and interior not inspected. Forms group with Nos 106 and
108-114 to right (q.v.) and Nos 120 to 126 to left (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8402897786

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