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No. 36, PRINCESS STREET, No. 94, PORTLAND STREET, and No. 75, FAULKNER STREET

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4776 / 53°28'39"N

Longitude: -2.2406 / 2°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 384127

OS Northings: 397898

OS Grid: SJ841978

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.JC

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KV8D

Entry Name: No. 36, PRINCESS STREET, No. 94, PORTLAND STREET, and No. 75, FAULKNER STREET

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456826

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

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/12/2017


SJ 8497 NW, 698-1/32/327

MANCHESTER,
PRINCESS STREET (south-west side),
No. 36

(Formerly listed as: No. 36 Manchester Chinese Chamber of Commerce)

GV

II

Includes: No. 75, FAULKNER STREET,
and No. 94, PORTLAND STREET.

Shipping warehouses, Manchester Chinese Chamber of
Commerce, Community Centre, etc when surveyed. Probably c.1870-80; altered.
Probably iron-framed, with cladding of sandstone ashlar (roof
not visible). Rectangular plan with curved corners, on island
site. Eclectic style with some Gothic details. Four storeys
over basement, ten windows plus the corners; symmetrical; band
dividing the upper and lower two floors, frieze with carved
ornament between pairs of brackets to cornice; central
round-headed doorway with rusticated jambs and moulded head
with carved cresting; sashed windows without glazing bars,
those at ground floor with shouldered heads and pilaster
jambs, those at first floor with stilted heads and set-in shafts
which have knobbly foliated caps, those at second floor with
shaped heads and those at third floor with set-in shafts. Return
sides have running arcaded fenestration, the windows at first
floor round-headed with foliated caps to the columns, those at
second floor segmental-headed, and those at third beyond the
third bay in a continuous band behind a screen of colonnettes.
Forms part of uninterrupted linear group of similar buildings
on this side of Princess Street.


Listing NGR: SJ8412797898

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

Description

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/12/2017


SJ 8497 NW, 698-1/32/327

MANCHESTER,
PRINCESS STREET (south-west side),
No. 36

(Formerly listed as: No. 36 Manchester Chinese Chamber of Commerce)

GV

II

Includes: No. 75, FAULKNER STREET,
and No. 94, PORTLAND STREET.

Shipping warehouses, Manchester Chinese Chamber of
Commerce, Community Centre, etc when surveyed. Probably c.1870-80; altered.
Probably iron-framed, with cladding of sandstone ashlar (roof
not visible). Rectangular plan with curved corners, on island
site. Eclectic style with some Gothic details. Four storeys
over basement, ten windows plus the corners; symmetrical; band
dividing the upper and lower two floors, frieze with carved
ornament between pairs of brackets to cornice; central
round-headed doorway with rusticated jambs and moulded head
with carved cresting; sashed windows without glazing bars,
those at ground floor with shouldered heads and pilaster
jambs, those at first floor with stilted heads and set-in shafts
which have knobbly foliated caps, those at second floor with
shaped heads and those at third floor with set-in shafts. Return
sides have running arcaded fenestration, the windows at first
floor round-headed with foliated caps to the columns, those at
second floor segmental-headed, and those at third beyond the
third bay in a continuous band behind a screen of colonnettes.
Forms part of uninterrupted linear group of similar buildings
on this side of Princess Street.


Listing NGR: SJ8412797898

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