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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247386
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456828
Location: Manchester, M1
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
SJ 8497 NW, 698-1/32/329
MANCHESTER, PRINCESS STREET (South West side),
Nos. 48 AND 50 Transact House
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
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