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83, Princess Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4782 / 53°28'41"N

Longitude: -2.241 / 2°14'27"W

OS Eastings: 384102

OS Northings: 397964

OS Grid: SJ841979

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.F5

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KT2Y

Entry Name: 83, Princess Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456836

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


698-1/32/337 (North East side)


Home trade warehouse, now shops and offices. c.1847-8, by
Travis and Mangnall; altered. Sandstone ashlar ground floor,
red brick with sandstone dressings above (roof not visible).
Shallow rectangular plan parallel to street, on end-of-block
site. Four storeys over high basement, 9 bays; cornice to
ground floor, stone quoins and brick pilasters to the upper
floors, sill-bands to 2nd and 3rd floors, moulded stone
cornice with short square chimneys. Basement and ground floor
treated as tall arcade of round-headed arches, with moulded
impost band to the piers, arches with stepped voussoirs and
set-in reveals which have imposts and volute keystones, the
3rd bay containing a doorway and the other bays divided
equally between basement and ground floor windows. Large
round-headed windows at 1st and 2nd floors, with keystones and
linking impost bands; pairs af small round-headed windows at
3rd floor, also with keystones. Glazing altered. Left return
wall (to George Street), 3 bays in similar style, but with one
central arch to ground floor flanked by doorways under square
overlights. Right-hand return wall mostly blind, with small
inserted cloakroom windows. Forms group with Nos 39 and 41
George Street (q.v.), which is attached to rear.

Listing NGR: SJ8410297964

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

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