Manchester's Northern Quarter

By Simon Taylor, Julian Holder

The print version of this book is now out of print and unavailable.
An e-book edition is available to buy from e-book retailers (ISBN 978-1-84802-313-0, £3.99).
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This book raises awareness of the wide range and the varied character of the historic buildings which make up the Northern Quarter's townscape, and the forces and trends which contributed to its appearance. It also shows how the area has evolved over the last two and a half centuries, forming the historic backdrop to everyday life in a particularly vibrant and culturally distinctive quarter of the city.

The book will have a broad appeal, both to the established urban community and to those with an interest in the city of Manchester and its buildings.  




1. The greatest meer village

2. The first Northern Quarter

3. A maturing city district and the railway age

4. An economy in flux

5. Conservation and change in the Northern Quarter

Additional Information

  • Series: Informed Conservation
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 88
  • Illustrations: 78, Colour and b&w illustrations
  • Product Code: 50946
  • ISBN: 9781848023130 (e-book)


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