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42 and 44, Sackville Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4766 / 53°28'35"N

Longitude: -2.2369 / 2°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 384371

OS Northings: 397790

OS Grid: SJ843977

Mapcode National: GBR DLJ.9Q

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MW04

Entry Name: 42 and 44, Sackville Street

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457196

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


698-1/32/367 (West side)
03/10/74 Nos.42 AND 44


Packing warehouses, now variously occupied. Probably
c.1860-80. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings
and hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan on end-of-block site
parallel to south side of Rochdale Canal. Simple late-Georgian
style. Four storeys over basement, 10 bays, symmetrical, with
channelled plinth, pilastered ground floor with stone frieze
and cornice, upper floors treated as giant arcade of
round-headed arches with brick pilasters and linked stone
imposts, prominent wooden cornice on coupled brackets, and
parapet with short square chimneys (irregularly arranged). The
centre has coupled round-headed doorways with recessed divided
panelled doors in an elaborate stone surround including
polished pink granite shafts with composite stone caps, mask
keystones, bracketed and dentilled cornice with small
lion-mask antefixae. The ground, 1st and 2nd floors have
segmental-headed sashed windows, those at ground floor with
stilted stone heads and linking imposts, those at 1st floor
with moulded stone heads on brackets and key-blocks with
anthemion crests, and those at 2nd floor with stone shoulders
and keystones; the 3rd floor has round-headed windows now
furnished with casements. Return sides, 8 bays, similar but
simpler. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8437197790

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

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