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Lionesse House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4762 / 53°28'34"N

Longitude: -2.2389 / 2°14'20"W

OS Eastings: 384238

OS Northings: 397742

OS Grid: SJ842977

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.WW

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LW1G

Entry Name: Lionesse House

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456830

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
698-1/32/331 (South West side)
Nos.54 AND 56
Lionesse House

GV II

Shipping warehouses, now bank, offices, etc. c.1880-90. Red
brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Almost rectangular
plan on island site parallel to street, with canted corner to
No.54. Four storeys with basements and attics, 8 bays with 2
windows per bay, plus the canted corner which has one window
in each face; with punch-dressed stone plinth, cornice over
ground floor, string-courses and sill-bands to all upper
floors, moulded cornice and parapet (No.54 brick, and No.56
stone with short brick chimneys). Arcaded ground floor of
round-headed arches with keystones and linked hoodmoulds,
round-headed doorway to 4th bay with pilastered surround
including keystone, carved spandrels and cornice on brackets,
inserted doorway to 6th bay, windows with altered glazing in
the other bays. Upper floors have shallow rectangular 2-storey
oriels in alternate bays, with pilasters and balustraded
parapets, and square-headed windows throughout, all with stone
lintels and all sashed windows without glazing bars. Mansard
roof with low flat-roofed dormers, slated pyramidal
turret-roof to right-hand corner. Right-hand return side
simpler, but with 2 pedimented attic dormers. Forms part of
uninterrupted linear group of similar buildings on this side
of Princess Street.


Listing NGR: SJ8423897742

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

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