FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE ROYAL EXCHANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1200826
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
1-17, OLD BANK STREET
Statutory Address:
1-19, ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE
Statutory Address:
4-20, ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE
Statutory Address:
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 1-7, ST ANNS SQUARE
Statutory Address:
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 2-20, CROSS STREET
Statutory Address:
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 2-20, MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
ROYAL EXCHANGE, 1-13, EXCHANGE STREET

Map

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ROYAL EXCHANGE
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Location

Statutory Address:
1-17, OLD BANK STREET
Statutory Address:
1-19, ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE
Statutory Address:
4-20, ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE
Statutory Address:
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 1-7, ST ANNS SQUARE
Statutory Address:
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 2-20, CROSS STREET
Statutory Address:
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 2-20, MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
ROYAL EXCHANGE, 1-13, EXCHANGE STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 83843 98442

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE EXCHANGE STREET 698-1/27/124 (East side) 03/10/74 Nos.1 TO 13 (Odd) Royal Exchange

GV II

Includes: Nos.4 TO 20 ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE. Includes: Nos.1 TO 19 ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE. Includes: Nos.1 TO 17 OLD BANK STREET. Includes: Nos.1 TO 7 Former Royal Exchange ST ANN'S SQUARE. Includes: Nos.2 TO 20 Former Royal Exchange MARKET STREET. Includes: Nos.2 TO 20 Former Royal Exchange CROSS STREET. Commercial exchange, now shops, theatre, etc. Rebuilt and enlarged (for the 4th time on this site) in 1914-21, by Bradshaw, Gass and Hope. Portland stone, slate roof with 3 glazed domes. Very large approximately rectangular plan on island site penetrated by east-west arcade at ground floor and enclosing central atrium at 1st floor. Classical style. Four storeys with 2 attic storeys; ground floor treated as rustic, with channelled rusticated piers, giant Corinthian order to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors with massive entablature and modillioned cornice; 1st attic storey with cornice and balustraded parapet, 2nd attic storey in mansard roof, Baroque turret at north-west corner, domes over other corners. Giant round-headed entrance arch in west side with wide steps up; 1st and 2nd floor windows set in giant round-headed arches; mullioned windows to 3rd floor and 1st attic storey. Interior: very impressive trading hall (now containing modular theatre).

Listing NGR: SJ8384398442

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
388116
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12423/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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