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8-12, Newton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.481 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.2337 / 2°14'1"W

OS Eastings: 384587

OS Northings: 398281

OS Grid: SJ845982

Mapcode National: GBR DMH.04

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NRJR

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ8+CG

Entry Name: 8-12, Newton Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454807

Location: Piccadilly, 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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698-1/29/247 (South East side)
Nos.8, 10 AND 12


Warehouses, workshops and offices, now shops and offices.
c.1860-70; altered. Brown brick with some polychromy,
sandstone dressings (roof not visible). Rectangular plan.
Eclectic style, with Gothic accent. Basement and 4 storeys, 4
unequal bays divided by brick pilasters, with sill-bands,
cornice and parapet. The ground floor has coupled doorways in
the 2nd bay, with banded plinths to the height of the tall
basement, then short colonettes with carved capitals, and
arched heads (rounded intrados with pointed extrados), and
linked hoodmoulds, and a large mullioned 3-light window to the
left (tripartite basement openings below); but is otherwise
altered by C20 shop fronts, with numerous large signboards
attached. The upper floors have 3-light windows with brick
mullions in the 1st and 3rd bays, coupled windows in the 2nd
and 4th, those at 2nd floor with banded arched heads and
linked hoodmoulds, and all sashed. Prominent cornice and
panelled parapet. The right-hand return wall has a 2-storey
canted bay (altered at ground floor), arched windows at 2nd
floor, and a gabled arched window at 3rd floor. Rear and
interior not inspected. History: occupied c.1905 by umbrella
manufacturer, sewing machines, etc. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ8458498270

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