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34, Princess Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4778 / 53°28'40"N

Longitude: -2.241 / 2°14'27"W

OS Eastings: 384103

OS Northings: 397922

OS Grid: SJ841979

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.F9

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KV27

Entry Name: 34, Princess Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456825

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 PRINCESS STREET
698-1/32/326 (South West side)
No.34

GV II

Shipping and packing warehouses, now shops and offices.
c.1870-80, altered. Probably iron-framed, with cladding of red
brick, sandstone dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan on
end-of-block site, with chamfered corners. Eclectic style with
Gothic features. Five storeys over basement, 5 bays plus the
corners, symmetrical; with punch-dressed plinth, ashlar ground
floor with cornice, bands between floors, 2nd and 4th bays
framed by semi-octagonal brick pilasters which terminate in
stone pinnacles to steeply-pitched gables, tall clustered
chimneys rising from inner corners of gables, and
steeply-pitched roof. Chamfered piers to ground floor,
2-centred arched doorway with deeply moulded enrichment and
carved crocketed gablet; sloped basement windows now painted
white, square windows to ground floor, sashed windows without
glazing bars to all upper floors, all with stone surrounds,
those in the 3 centre bays coupled, and those at 3rd floor
2-centred arched; blank arches in the gables, with multifoil
enrichment. Left return side (to Faulkner Street) similar,
right-hand return simpler. Forms part of uniterrupted linear
group of similar buildings on this side of Princess Street.


Listing NGR: SJ8410397922

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW PRINCESS STREET
698-1/32/326 (South West side)
No.34

GV II

Shipping and packing warehouses, now shops and offices.
c.1870-80, altered. Probably iron-framed, with cladding of red
brick, sandstone dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan on
end-of-block site, with chamfered corners. Eclectic style with
Gothic features. Five storeys over basement, 5 bays plus the
corners, symmetrical; with punch-dressed plinth, ashlar ground
floor with cornice, bands between floors, 2nd and 4th bays
framed by semi-octagonal brick pilasters which terminate in
stone pinnacles to steeply-pitched gables, tall clustered
chimneys rising from inner corners of gables, and
steeply-pitched roof. Chamfered piers to ground floor,
2-centred arched doorway with deeply moulded enrichment and
carved crocketed gablet; sloped basement windows now painted
white, square windows to ground floor, sashed windows without
glazing bars to all upper floors, all with stone surrounds,
those in the 3 centre bays coupled, and those at 3rd floor
2-centred arched; blank arches in the gables, with multifoil
enrichment. Left return side (to Faulkner Street) similar,
right-hand return simpler. Forms part of uniterrupted linear
group of similar buildings on this side of Princess Street.


Listing NGR: SJ8410397922

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