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The City Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4844 / 53°29'3"N

Longitude: -2.2334 / 2°14'0"W

OS Eastings: 384611

OS Northings: 398658

OS Grid: SJ846986

Mapcode National: GBR DMF.2X

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NPP4

Plus Code: 9C5VFQM8+QM

Entry Name: The City Public House

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454832

Location: Piccadilly, Manchester, M4

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 Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/17/263 (North West side)
03/10/74 No.133
The City PH


Formerly known as: The Prince of Orange PH OLDHAM STREET.
Public house. Probably late C18, altered c.1870. Stucco on
brick (roof concealed). Narrow rectangular plan at
right-angles to street. Three storeys and 2 windows; good inn
front at ground floor including pilasters with scrolled
capitals, carved floral panels, round-headed doorway to left,
round-headed window to right and arched rectangular window in
centre all with carved spandrels and radiating glazing bars in
the fanlights; dentilled frieze and painted fascia with large
ball finials to the end brackets. Each upper floor has a
painted relief panel flanked by sashed windows without glazing
bars: the panel at 1st floor depicts the arrival of William
and Mary, welcomed by Britannia curtseying and presenting a
crown, and by a pair of helmeted women, a parson with raised
arms and an angel with a trumpet, and the panel at 2nd floor
contains the Royal Arms with lion and unicorn. Large panel
between floors painted "THE CITY"; coped parapet. Interior not

Listing NGR: SJ8461198658

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