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65-71, Princess Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4792 / 53°28'45"N

Longitude: -2.243 / 2°14'34"W

OS Eastings: 383966

OS Northings: 398081

OS Grid: SJ839980

Mapcode National: GBR DKH.0S

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.JT34

Entry Name: 65-71, Princess Street

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456831

Location: Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

SJ8398SE PRINCESS STREET
698-1/27/332 (North East side)
03/10/74 Nos.65 TO 71 (Odd)

GV II

Row of 4 town houses, now shops and offices. Probably late
C18; altered. Red brick with some sandstone dressings (roof
not visible). Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted,
with back extensions (No.71 with rear wing). Three storeys
over cellars, 3:3:3:3 windows (but No.71 wider than the
others); with plinth and wooden modillion eaves (except Nos 65
and 67 which are plain wood). Nos 65 and 67 altered at ground
floor by insertion of C20 shops. Nos 69 and 71 have Tuscan
pilaster doorcases with open pediments, panelled doors (up 3
renewed steps) and fanlights with radiating glazing bars, and
sashed windows with raised sills and flat-arched heads,
12-paned at ground and 1st floors and 9-paned at 2nd floor;
the upper floors of Nos 65 and 67 have windows with similar
sills and heads but altered glazing. Various tall chimneys on
front and rear slopes of roof (with water-tabling of formerly
higher roof). Return side of No.71 has 4 windows plus one
blocked. Rear and interior not inspected. Rare survival of
domestic buildings of this period in centre of city.


Listing NGR: SJ8396098089

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

Description

SJ8398SE
698-1/27/332
03/10/74

MANCHESTER
PRINCESS STREET
(North East side)
Nos.65 TO 71 (Odd)

GV
II

Row of 4 town houses, now shops and offices. Probably late
C18; altered. Red brick with some sandstone dressings (roof
not visible). Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted,
with back extensions (No.71 with rear wing). Three storeys
over cellars, 3:3:3:3 windows (but No.71 wider than the
others); with plinth and wooden modillion eaves (except Nos 65
and 67 which are plain wood). Nos 65 and 67 altered at ground
floor by insertion of C20 shops. Nos 69 and 71 have Tuscan
pilaster doorcases with open pediments, panelled doors (up 3
renewed steps) and fanlights with radiating glazing bars, and
sashed windows with raised sills and flat-arched heads,
12-paned at ground and 1st floors and 9-paned at 2nd floor;
the upper floors of Nos 65 and 67 have windows with similar
sills and heads but altered glazing. Various tall chimneys on
front and rear slopes of roof (with water-tabling of formerly
higher roof). Return side of No.71 has 4 windows plus one
blocked. Rear and interior not inspected. Rare survival of
domestic buildings of this period in centre of city.

Listing NGR: SJ8396698081

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