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Cooperative Press

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4881 / 53°29'17"N

Longitude: -2.2355 / 2°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 384473

OS Northings: 399072

OS Grid: SJ844990

Mapcode National: GBR DLD.ML

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MLP9

Entry Name: Cooperative Press

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388349

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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



(North side)
Cooperative Press


Industrial building or warehouse. Later C19 with addition or
alteration of c.1905. Brown brick with red brick dressings,
and red brick with yellow terracotta dressings (roof not
visible). Rectangular plan on island site, in 2 portions. Left
range is 4 storeys with basement and attic, 4 windows plus
canted corner to left; right-hand range is 4 storeys with
basement. The left hand range is in Edwardian Baroque style,
with string courses, yellow terracotta bands, pilasters and
open-pedimented gable; the first 3 bays are a symmetrical
composition with banded pilasters carried up from cartouches
at 1st floor, a modillioned open pediment containing a large
lunette with run-out terracotta voussoirs and keystone, and 1,
2 and 1-light sashed windows to each floor except the 3rd
which has keyed oculi flanking the 2-light window; all these
windows have moulded terracotta architraves with keystones.
The 4th bay has similar windows. The splayed corner has a
square-headed doorway with panelled double doors and elaborate
surround including a keyed oculus in the tympanum and a
corbelled semi-circular canopy, windows like those of the
front except that at 3rd floor which is altered, and a tall
stepped parapet. The right-hand range, undecorated except for
a corbel table to the parapet divided into bays by short
pendent pilasters, has square-headed windows to basement and
ground floor, and segmental-headed windows above with stepped
surrounds; most of these windows with 4-pane sashes. Included
for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ8447399072

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

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