EAGLE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209494
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
EAGLE HOUSE, 62-68, CROSS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
EAGLE HOUSE, 62-68, CROSS STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 83834 98283

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE CROSS STREET 698-1/27/75 (West side) 03/10/74 Nos.62 TO 68 (Even) Eagle House

GV II

Insurance office over shops. 1911, by Charles Heathcote and Sons. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Trapeziform plan on island site. Baroque style. Three storeys and attic, 5 bays plus 1-bay curved corners, symmetrical; with banded rustication to ground floor, balcony with wrought-iron railings, giant fluted Ionic pilasters to the upper floors, pulvinated frieze, prominent modillioned cornice, and mansard roof with open-pedimented attic dormers. The ground floor has a central round-headed entrance archway with banded cavetto surround and triple keystone, flanked by cartouches, square-headed doorways in the chamfered corners, with keystones, and banded piers between large rectangular shop windows. The upper floors have central feature windows under a semi-circular open pediment surmounted by an eagle, the lower window with an elaborate open-pedimented architrave and the upper round-headed with radiating glazing bars and scrolled keystone; otherwise the 1st floor has large 2-light casement windows in moulded architraves with emphatic triple keystones and the 2nd floor has 2-light sashes with blocked colonnettes. The corners have curved 2-light windows with bold architraves and between the floors lettered shields with putti supporters. Tall banded chimneys. Returned ends in similar style but finished with semi-circular pediments containing 4-light windows. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8383498283

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388047
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 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12423/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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