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No. 1, ALBERT SQUARE

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4801 / 53°28'48"N

Longitude: -2.2455 / 2°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 383803

OS Northings: 398184

OS Grid: SJ838981

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.GG

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GSYF

Entry Name: No. 1, ALBERT SQUARE

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387862

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 10/01/2018


SJ 8398 SE, 698-1/27/1

MANCHESTER,
ALBERT SQUARE (west side),
No. 1

(Formerly Listed as: Abbey National Building)

03/10/74

GV

II

Bank or office. c.1900, by Percy Worthington. Portland stone
(roof concealed). Narrow, slightly tapered plan on end of
block site, with narrow semicircular front. Classical style.
Four storeys; 3-window convex semicircular facade with ground
floor treated as a rustic and containing a chamfered
round-headed doorway with keystone; giant Corinthian pilasters
to the upper floors framing three curved bays with 12-pane sashed
windows, those at first floor with moulded architraves and
cornices, and all with wrought-iron balconies; entablature,
plain frieze, dentilled cornice with modillions; high parapet
with balustrades. Five-bay north side wall (to John Dalton
Street) with round-headed windows at ground floor, windows at
first floor with moulded architraves, the three in the centre with
pediments and the others with cornices. Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8380398184

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

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