ORIENT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1200838
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
ORIENT HOUSE, 65 AND 67, GRANBY ROW

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Location

Statutory Address:
ORIENT HOUSE, 65 AND 67, GRANBY ROW

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84412 97609

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW GRANBY ROW 698-1/32/145 (South side) 20/06/88 Nos.65 AND 67 Orient House

GV II

Shipping or packing warehouse. 1914, by G.H.Goldsmith. Steel frame with facade of white matt-glazed terracotta and sides of rectilinear glass curtain walling, roof concealed. Large rectangular plan parallel to street. Classical style facade to otherwise strictly functional building. Nine storeys over basement, but the facade of 6 storeys with attics, a symmetrical composition of 1:7:1 bays, the ends breaking forwards slightly, the ground and 1st floors treated as a rustic, with channelled rustication and cornices to both levels, the next 3 storeys as a 7-bay giant colonnade, with fluted Ionic columns and pilastered end bays, an enriched frieze over the colonnade and a low 5th floor with very prominent modillioned cornice and various forms of enrichment; full attic storeys to the ends, set-back attics over the centre, and tall chimneys. Entrances in the 3rd and 7th bays, both with projected doorcases which have shallow pediments on consoles, and acroteria on the pediments; 3-light windows to all floors, those in the end bays mostly with mullions and cornices, and those in the colonnade steel framed, and canted in the first 2 levels. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8441297609

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
388151
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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05791/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Neil Short. Source Historic England Archive
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