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Statutory Address:

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

Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84094 98236



SJ8498SW FOUNTAIN STREET 698-1/28/137 (West side) 03/10/74 No.46 Estate Exchange


Overseers' and Churchwardens' office, now commercial offices. 1852, raised 1858, both by Thomas Worthington; altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan. Italian palazzo style. Three-storey 4-window facade with basement and attic (top 2 floors added 1858), with channelled corner pilasters, stone basement, sill-bands to all floors, stone attic storey, very prominent modillioned cornice, and pierced parapet with corner chimneys of brick; round-headed doorway to the right, with panelled architrave and cornice, recessed porch with internal steps; 3 cross-windows at ground floor with panelled jambs and cornices; 4 cross-windows at 1st floor with moulded architraves and pediments on consoles (4th window displaced slightly to the right, aligned over the door); 7-bay arcade of round-headed arched windows at 2nd floor including a central coved niche with shell canopy; 7 oeil-de-boeuf attic windows. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8409498236


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

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Date: 05 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03775/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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