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Liverpool Victoria Insurance

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4496 / 53°26'58"N

Longitude: -2.2202 / 2°13'12"W

OS Eastings: 385474

OS Northings: 394782

OS Grid: SJ854947

Mapcode National: GBR DPV.YD

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.VKYB

Plus Code: 9C5VCQXH+RW

Entry Name: Liverpool Victoria Insurance

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458461

Location: Manchester, M14

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Rusholme

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Birch with Fallowfield

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/9/692 (East side)
03/10/74 Nos.273 AND 275 (Odd)
Liverpool Victoria Insurance


Pair of houses, now offices. c.1830-40, altered. Scored stucco
in imitation of channelled ashlar, slate roof. Double-depth
plan with large rear wing. Unorthodox classical style. Three
storeys, 1:3:1 windows, symmetrical, with a high stone plinth
and 1st floor string-course. The end bays are higher than the
centre, and have unusual superimposed orders of engaged
columns or pilasters distyle in antis, with plain friezes:
Tuscan columns at ground floor, Ionic columns at 1st floor,
and panelled pilasters at 2nd floor (which is shorter); the
left bay has a shallow rectangular porch at ground floor with
a C20 door and plain overlight, the right-hand bay has a
window with architrave including pseudo-voussoirs and
keystone, and at 1st and 2nd floors both bays have windows
with hoodmoulds. The centre has similar fenestration at 1st
and 2nd floors (but a shorter window in the centre at 1st
floor), and a low 2nd floor (either added or altered) with 7
small windows. All windows are now casements. Rear and
interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8547494782

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

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