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50-62, Port Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4819 / 53°28'54"N

Longitude: -2.2319 / 2°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 384707

OS Northings: 398373

OS Grid: SJ847983

Mapcode National: GBR DMG.DV

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.PRD3

Entry Name: 50-62, Port Street

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456045

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

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


698-1/29/298 (South side)
20/06/88 Nos.50 TO 62 (Even)


Row of 7 small dwellings, probably formerly for domestic
industry, with shops at ground floor. Late C18 or early C19;
altered. Brown brick in Flemish bond, slate roofs on 2 levels.
Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted but with No.50
forming a cross-wing at the right-hand end (Hilton Street
corner). Three low storeys, one window to each house, except
No.50 which is higher, presents its gable end to Port Street
and has no window above ground floor. Each has a mid C19
pilastered shopfront at ground floor, with entrance to left
and wooden-framed window (mostly of 6 large panes); except
No.50, each has a segmental-headed sash at 1st floor (12-paned
except No.52 which is 4-paned), and a shorter 12-pane sash at
2nd floor (4 panes in the upper leaf and 8 in the lower),
except No.54 which has a 6-light horizontal-sliding sash
(probably for fustian weaver). Various ridge chimneys. Return
side of No.50, to Hilton Street, has a basement with 3
openings, the basement area protected by remains of railings,
3 tall segmental-headed windows at ground floor (with 4-pane
fixed glazing), 2 segmental-headed sashes and 4 tie-plates at
1st floor, and 2 square-headed 12-pane sashes at 2nd floor
(and top of wall apparently rebuilt). Rear and interior not

Listing NGR: SJ8470798373

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