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Mansfield Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4821 / 53°28'55"N

Longitude: -2.2453 / 2°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 383815

OS Northings: 398398

OS Grid: SJ838983

Mapcode National: GBR DJG.HS

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HQ0Y

Entry Name: Mansfield Chambers

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457207

Location: Manchester, M2

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

SJ8398SE ST ANN'S SQUARE
698-1/27/389 (East side)
03/10/74 Nos.17 TO 23 (Odd)
Mansfield Chambers

GV II

Shop with offices over. Probably later C19; altered. Stucco on
brick, with dressings of stone and fibre-glass imitating stone
(roof concealed). U-plan formed by main range parallel to
street with back extension, and rear wing attached to this
parallel to Half Moon Street. Italianate style. Four storeys
and 5 bays (the first narrower and slightly set back); 4-bay
giant arcade to ground and 1st floors (1st floor treated as
mezzanine), with pilasters (now partly or wholly of
fibre-glass), frieze, and moulded cornice; low 3rd floor with
sill-band and frieze; modillioned cornice and pilastered
parapet with urns. The arcade has C20 shop fronts at ground
floor and semi-circular windows above, and the narrow bay to
the left of this has a doorway with C20 doors, rectangular
overlight, frieze lettered "MANSFIELD CHAMBERS", and segmental
pediment on long fluted consoles, and above this a
round-headed 2-light window with circular tracery; the 2nd
floor has round-headed sashes in moulded architraves with
swags and cornices; 3rd floor has short sashed windows. Three
chimneys visible above parapet. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8381498389

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE ST ANN'S SQUARE
698-1/27/389 (East side)
03/10/74 Nos.17 TO 23 (Odd)
Mansfield Chambers

GV II

Shop with offices over. Probably later C19; altered. Stucco on
brick, with dressings of stone and fibre-glass imitating stone
(roof concealed). U-plan formed by main range parallel to
street with back extension, and rear wing attached to this
parallel to Half Moon Street. Italianate style. Four storeys
and 5 bays (the first narrower and slightly set back); 4-bay
giant arcade to ground and 1st floors (1st floor treated as
mezzanine), with pilasters (now partly or wholly of
fibre-glass), frieze, and moulded cornice; low 3rd floor with
sill-band and frieze; modillioned cornice and pilastered
parapet with urns. The arcade has C20 shop fronts at ground
floor and semi-circular windows above, and the narrow bay to
the left of this has a doorway with C20 doors, rectangular
overlight, frieze lettered "MANSFIELD CHAMBERS", and segmental
pediment on long fluted consoles, and above this a
round-headed 2-light window with circular tracery; the 2nd
floor has round-headed sashes in moulded architraves with
swags and cornices; 3rd floor has short sashed windows. Three
chimneys visible above parapet. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8381498389

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