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Kingsley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4813 / 53°28'52"N

Longitude: -2.2341 / 2°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 384562

OS Northings: 398307

OS Grid: SJ845983

Mapcode National: GBR DLH.X1

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NRCK

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ8+G9

Entry Name: Kingsley House

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271451

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454809

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 Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/29/249 (North West side)
Nos.13 AND 15
Kingsley House


Garment warehouses and workshops. Late C19. Red brick in
Flemish bond, with sandstone ashlar plinth and dressings,
slate roof with skylghts. Rectangular plan. Basement and 3
storeys plus 2 attic storeys; 5 bays between curved corners,
with a high moulded plinth, a frieze and cornice to the ground
floor, a prominent bracketed cornice over the 2nd floor, attic
treated as a high parapet and mansard roof with skylight attic
windows. The ground floor, treated in C18 style, has a doorway
in the 2nd bay with an architrave including a swag on the
frieze and an open pediment in the cornice; and windows with
simpler architraves (those at the corners curved); the upper
floors and parapet attic (which are astylar), have coupled
windows in the 3 centre bays and single windows in the other
bays, all with stone sills and heads and all sashed (mostly
without glazing bars, and those at the corners curved).
Chimneys on the parapet above the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 6th
piers. Irregular skylight fenestration. The return walls have
2 bays in matching style, that to the left has 2 bays of
staggered windows beyond, and that to the right has inter alia
a square turret on the roof, with a pyramidal roof. History:
occupied c.1905 by mantle and costume manufacturers, with
workrooms on the 4th and 5th floors.

Listing NGR: SJ8456298307

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

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