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56, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4811 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.2456 / 2°14'44"W

OS Eastings: 383796

OS Northings: 398289

OS Grid: SJ837982

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.F4

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GRWQ

Entry Name: 56, King Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388242

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


698-1/27/189 (South side)


Also known as: No.41 SOUTH KING STREET.
Town house, now shops and office. c.1700, much altered. Stucco
on brick, roof not visible. Rectangular double-depth plan at
right-angles to street. Three-storey 3-window facade, with C20
shops at ground floor, 4-pane sashed windows at 1st and 2nd
floors, all with moulded architraves (all flanked by C20
pseudo shutters and those in the centre with C20 balconies);
bracketed cornice. Principal features of interest are in the
INTERIOR: front room at 1st floor with fielded panelling,
fluted Ionic pilasters and plastered beams; rear room with
late C17 or very early C18 moulded plaster emblems on the
frieze (portcullis, running deer, flying boar etc), and
moulded plaster decoration to the soffits of the beams
(foliation with masks); closed string staircase with turned
balusters and square newels. Linked by corridors to 1st floor
of No.41 South King Street (q.v.), which contains the

Listing NGR: SJ8379598284

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

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