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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 75 AND 77, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1200814



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388183

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SJ8498 HIGH STREET 698-1/17/161 (North side) 15/03/89 Nos.75 AND 77 (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET, SMITHFIELD Nos.75-77 (Odd))


Probably a wholesale garment warehouse. c.1860-70. Iron frame, with cladding of sandstone ashlar and red brick, dressings of polished granite and red and yellow sandstone (roof concealed). Trapeziform plan on end-of-block site. Venetian Gothic style. Four storeys, three and a half bays (half-bay to left) plus rounded corner to the right; panelled-pilaster piers to ground floor with large moulded brackets to dentilled cornice, similar piers and cornice to 1st floor, short stone piers to 2nd floor, sill- and impost bands to 3rd floor, prominent bracketed eaves cornice. The ground floor has a round-headed doorway to the left with pilaster jambs and elaborate enrichment to the head, a similar round-headed doorway to the right-hand corner, with shafts of polished granite and heavily foliated caps, and C20 shop windows in the 3 main bays. The 1st floor, of stone, has arcaded fenestration with 4 round-headed sashed windows in each full bay and 2 to the left, slender shafts with foliated caps between the lights and spherical roundels in the spandrels; the 2nd and 3rd floors have arcaded 3-light sashes, those at 2nd floor with round-headed lights, polished shafts with foliated caps and banded 2-centred extradose, and those at 3rd floor segmental-headed with linked segmental hoodmoulds. Right-hand side to Thomas Street, 2 bays in matching style. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8432598666

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84325 98666


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