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Waldorf House

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4793 / 53°28'45"N

Longitude: -2.2423 / 2°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 384013

OS Northings: 398089

OS Grid: SJ840980

Mapcode National: GBR DKH.4R

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.JTF2

Entry Name: Waldorf House

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388030

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


MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE COOPER STREET
698-1/27/67 (East side)
03/10/74 No.9
Waldorf House
(Formerly Listed as:
COOPER STREET
Duck Inn PH)

GV II

Freemasons' Hall, subsequently hotel. 1863, by W.Mangnall;
converted to hotel 1929. Ashlar (roof concealed). Rectangular
plan. Eclectic style. Four storeys over cellars, a symmetrical
5-bay facade (1:2:2:2:1 windows), with channelled rustication
at ground floor, pilastrades with cornices to 1st and 2nd
floors, bracketed cornice to 3rd floor, and parapet with
central pediment. the ground floor has round-headed openings,
a central doorway with doorcase of engaged columns with
triglyph frieze and mutule cornice, outer doorways with
rusticated surrounds and side windows, and windows of 2
round-headed lights with central colonnettes and roundels; the
1st and 2nd floors have similar windows in the 3 centre bays,
with engaged marble columns between them, and recessed 1-light
windows in the outer bays set in Ionic pilastrades (those at
2nd floor with niches containing statues); the top floor has
square windows with panelled pilasters. Pediment with rich
carving,surmounted by statue of female figure with children.
Interior not inspected. History: converted to hotel when
Masonic Temple, Bridge Street was built (1929).


Listing NGR: SJ8401398089

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

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