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28, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4811 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.2466 / 2°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 383733

OS Northings: 398293

OS Grid: SJ837982

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.73

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GRFP

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ3+C9

Entry Name: 28, King Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388234

Location: Manchester, M2

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

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/01/2018

SJ 8398 SE,

KING STREET (south side),
No. 28

(Formerly listed as: Laura Ashley shop)



Shop. Later C19, altered. Painted stucco on brick, slate roof.
Narrow rectangular plan at right-angles to street. Three
storeys and attic with 5-light window at first floor.
Double-fronted shop front at ground floor (probably C20);
continuous arcaded fenestration to both upper floors, with
round-headed arched lights at first floor, square-headed at second
floor, both sets of windows set back behind delicate screens
of slender cast-iron columns, those at first floor with
ornamented open-work spandrels and those at 2nd floor with
tendril-like arch-bracing to the head. Prominent dentilled and
modillioned cornice over second floor; 3-window attic storey with
central round-headed 2-light window in architrave with
segmental open pediment, flanked by square windows under
corbel-tables. Forms group with No. 30 to the left (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8373398293

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

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