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Holyoake House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4864 / 53°29'11"N

Longitude: -2.2393 / 2°14'21"W

OS Eastings: 384215

OS Northings: 398884

OS Grid: SJ842988

Mapcode National: GBR DKF.S6

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KMVL

Entry Name: Holyoake House

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388168

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

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

SJ8498 HANOVER STREET
698-1/17/158 (North East side)
20/06/88 Holyoake House
(Formerly Listed as:
HANOVER STREET
(North East side)
The Cooperative Union Ltd: Holyoake
House)

II

Office building. 1911, by F.E.L.Harris; altered and raised.
Matt glazed faience (light blue to basement and ground floor,
cream above); roof concealed. Rectangular plan on corner site,
with chamfered corner to Redfern Street. Neo-Baroque style.
Three storeys and basement, plus added attic; 4 bays to
Hanover Street and 6 bays to Redfern Street; channelled
rustication to most of Hanover Street facade but only to
ground floor and basement of 1st bay and Redfern Street
facade, which have giant fluted Ionic pilasters to the upper
floors; cornice to ground floor, frieze and prominent
modillioned cornice over top floor; wide semicircular entrance
arch to 3rd bay, with projected scrolled keyblock and run-out
voussoirs, triple windows on each floor above this, those at
1st floor with triple keystones and those at 2nd floor with
pedimented centre. Gibbs surrounds to flanking windows at 1st
floor, moulded architraves to those at 2nd floor. First bay,
corner, and 6-bay facade to Redfern Street have round-headed
windows to ground floor with cavetto surrounds and triple
keyblocks, open pedimented architraves to 1st floor, moulded
architraves and aprons to 2nd floor. Ground floor of corner
has large lettered plaque (beginning "Erected 1911 / The
Co-operative Union Limited ..."). Cast iron area balustrades.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8421598884

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

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