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Transact House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4768 / 53°28'36"N

Longitude: -2.2396 / 2°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 384192

OS Northings: 397810

OS Grid: SJ841978

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.QN

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KWQ0

Entry Name: Transact House

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456828

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


SJ 8497 NW, 698-1/32/329

MANCHESTER, PRINCESS STREET (South West side),
Nos. 48 AND 50 Transact House

GV

II

Includes: No. 2 Transact House WATERLOO STREET.
Shipping warehouse and packing warehouse, now offices.
c.1880-90. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof.
Trapeziform plan on island site. Eclectic style. Four storeys
with basement and attic, a 9-window facade including curved
corners; with stone plinth, brick pilasters, moulded cornice
to ground floor, moulded main cornice with brick parapet, and
pedimented attic dormers over centres and corners. Chamfered
corners to ground floor with round-headed doorway and windows
in pilastered surround with keystone; above this, curved
oriels to full height, with transomed 10-light windows to all
floors; at left centre and right centre of ground floor, a
window of two round-headed lights with pilastered surround,
above this a canted 2-storey oriel with transomed 8-light
windows, and a cross-window to the third floor; mullioned and
transomed windows of six lights and cross-windows in the other
bays; cross-windows in dormers, single-light windows in corner
dormers. Five-bay return side in simpler style, with brick
pilasters, central attic gable. Interior not inspected. Forms
part of uninterrupted linear group of similar buildings on
this side of Princess Street. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ8419297809

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

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