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22, Dale Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4817 / 53°28'54"N

Longitude: -2.2345 / 2°14'4"W

OS Eastings: 384532

OS Northings: 398355

OS Grid: SJ845983

Mapcode National: GBR DLG.TX

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NR47

Entry Name: 22, Dale Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388060

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 Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SE DALE STREET
698-1/29/78 (South West side)
No.22

GV II

Textiles warehouse, now garment showrooms etc. c.1900.
Cast-iron frame, cladding of blood-red brick in Flemish bond
with dressings of red sandstone and some polished grey granite
(side and rear of glazed white brick), roof concealed. L-plan
formed by front ranges to Dale Street and Lever Street hinged
on a canted corner finished as a turret, plus a rear wing to
the Dale Street range; with loading bay at the south end.
Eclectic style. Basement and 2+2 storeys with 2-storey attic,
8 bays to Dale Street and 4 bays to Lever Street. Plinth
(interrupted by sloped basement windows), sill-band between
2nd and 3rd floors, prominent bracketed cornice, parapet to
Dale Street and attic storey with gables to Lever Street. The
3-sided corner has a canted 3-bay open arcade of round-headed
and banded arches on polished granite columns, sashed windows
on each floor above, and a hexagonal 2-stage attic turret with
smaller sashed windows on both levels and an apex finial. The
Lever Street facade to the right (the architectural front) is
a symmetrical 4-bay composition with a 2-bay centre which has
coupled giant round-headed arched windows with banded
pilastered surrounds and carved spandrels, a panelled band
above these, shallow canted 3-light windows at 2nd floor and
2-light windows at 3rd floor, recessed under corbel-tables;
3-light stone mullioned windows in the outer bays, those on
the 2 lower floors taller and with triple-arched cornices at
1st floor; an attic storey with 3- and 2-light mullioned
windows, and pedimented gabled 3-light dormers over the outer
bays. The Dale Street facade to the left has 8 regular bays
(except over the loading-bay entrance at the end), with a
vertical division between the 2 lower and the 2 upper floors:
the lower half has tall coupled windows on both floors linked
by 2-storey architraves with swan-neck pediments, and
decorated panels between the floors; the upper half has
shallow canted tripartite windows at 2nd floor and coupled
windows above, recessed under corbel-tables; the end bay has a
shallow canted 2-storey oriel over the loading entrance. Low
parapet ramped between piers; set-back attic with altered
wndows on the lower level and 3-light mullioned windows above.
Most windows sashed without glazing bars. Interior not
inspected. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ8453298355

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

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