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109, Princess Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4765 / 53°28'35"N

Longitude: -2.2386 / 2°14'18"W

OS Eastings: 384261

OS Northings: 397780

OS Grid: SJ842977

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.YR

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LW66

Plus Code: 9C5VFQG6+JH

Entry Name: 109, Princess Street

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456842

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


698-1/32/343 (North East side)
03/10/74 No.109


Packing and shipping warehouse, now offices. 1863, by Clegg
and Knowles. Red brick with sandstone dressings (roof not
visible). Rectangular plan on island site, at right-angles to
street. Italian palazzo style. Four storeys over basement, 8
bays, symmetrical; with rusticated punch-dressed plinth,
narrow chamfered corners with channelled rustication in the
centre and rusticated quoins to the angles, cornice over
ground floor, sill-bands to all upper floors, enriched frieze
and bracketed cornice. Round-headed arcades to ground floor,
3:1:3 bays: central doorway with rusticated surround, set-in
polished shafts with carved capitals, moulded head with volute
keystone and carved spandrels, and prominent cornice on pairs
of heavily decorated brackets and surmounted by ornamental
iron balcony railings; flanking arches on brick piers, with
moulded stone heads, keystones and linking imposts, containing
tall basement openings with decorated cast-iron railings and
shorter windows with altered glazing. 1st and 2nd floors have
segmental-headed sashed windows with set-in shafts, moulded
imposts, and stilted stone heads with keystones, and 3rd floor
has round-headed sashes with similar enrichments. Left side
wall (to Bloom Street), 10 bays in matching style, with
segmental-headed loading bay entrance near far end. Forms
group with Nos 105 and 107 to left (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8426197779

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

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