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16, Nicholas Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4783 / 53°28'42"N

Longitude: -2.2402 / 2°14'24"W

OS Eastings: 384154

OS Northings: 397983

OS Grid: SJ841979

Mapcode National: GBR DKJ.L3

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KTGT

Entry Name: 16, Nicholas Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454816

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


698-1/32/257 (South West side)


Warehouse, now shops, offices etc. c.1870, by Alfred
Waterhouse; altered. Sandstone ashlar and red brick with
sandstone dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan [with
integral loading bay at rear]. Free Elizabethan style. Five
storeys and attic, over basement, a symmetrical 2:6:2 window
range, the ends under steeply-pitched gables and breaking
forwards slightly; the basement and ground floor of ashlar,
the upper floors with quoined corners and surrounds,
sill-bands to all floors, bracketed cornice, gable copings
with kneelers and a parapet between them. The ground floor has
a round-headed central doorway moulded in 3 orders, with a
pilastered and pitched surround, and coupled round-headed
windows with linked hoodmoulds; the 1st and 2nd floors have
segmental-headed windows, the upper shouldered, the 3rd and
4th floors have square-headed windows (the upper also
shouldered), the gables have coupled segmental-headed windows,
and all these windows are sashed without glazing bars. The
centre has 3 flat-roofed 3-light dormers above the parapet.
The 5-bay side walls are similar.

Listing NGR: SJ8415497983

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