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Halls Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4807 / 53°28'50"N

Longitude: -2.234 / 2°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 384568

OS Northings: 398244

OS Grid: SJ845982

Mapcode National: GBR DLH.Y8

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NSD0

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ8+7C

Entry Name: Halls Buildings

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455660

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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Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SE PICCADILLY
698-1/29/290 (North East side)
20/06/88 Nos.69 TO 75 (Odd)
Halls Buildings

GV II

Warehouses and offices, now cafes, offices etc. c.1870-80,
altered. Sandstone ashlar with some polished granite (roof not
visible). Rectangular plan. Eclectic Venetian Gothic style.
Five storeys with 2 wide central bays and narrow end bays
breaking forwards very slightly (windows 1:4:4:1); cornice
over ground floor (with parapet blind-arcaded in front of
1st-floor windows), cornice to 1st floor, carved sill-bands to
the 3rd and 4th floors, prominent bracketed main cornice with
low blocking course, pairs of carved pedestals over the outer
bays and chimneys to the rear of these. The ground floor has
square-headed doorways to the outer bays, both with banded
pilasters and pairs of zoomorphic corbels supporting cornices
to segmental-headed overlights (C20 shop-fronts between
these); at 1st floor, the outer bays have round-headed windows
of 2 round-arched lights with shafts, under cornices like
those of the doors. Otherwise, the upper floors have 4-light
windows in running arcades, those at 1st and 2nd floor
round-headed, those at 3rd floor stilted-segmental and those
at 4th floor square-headed, all with shafts, carved capitals
and imposts, and 1-light windows to the outer bays, mostly in
matching style but those at 3rd floor with cornices. Interior
not inspected. Forms group with Nos 77 to 83 to right (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8456898244

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