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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.


List entry Number: 1246388



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: 20-Jun-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 454813

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SJ8498SE NEWTON STREET 698-1/29/253 (South East side) 20/06/88 No.50 Newton Buildings


Hat manufacturers' premises. c.1900, altered. Iron frame and concrete floors, with cladding of ashlar, and red brick with buff terracotta dressings, slate roof. Trapezoidal plan on end-of-block site parallel to Hilton Street. Free baroque style. Basement and 4 storeys plus full attic storey and mansard attic; distinguished by 3-storey giant arcades above ground floor, 2 bays to Newton Street, 5 bays to Hilton Street and 3 bays to Port Street; with cornices over ground and 3rd floors. The Newton street facade has a round-headed doorway to the right, with an architrave including 2 columns and a large segmental pediment; the ground floor of all 3 sides has wide rectangular windows with keyed lintels; the arcaded upper floors have wide round-headed arches with quoined surrounds and keystones, most filled by original glazed screens with wooden frames and metal glazing bars making panes of varied size, the windows of the 1st and 2nd floors including floating segmental pediments; but the 2nd and 4th bays to Hilton Street with 2-storey canted oriels enriched with swags etc. The attic storey has coupled windows except to Newton Street, which has a large segmental open-pedimented dormer with a round-headed window, the mansard to Hilton Street has dormers with segmental pediments. Interior said to have segmental barrel-vaulted construction.

Listing NGR: SJ8466198366

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84661 98366


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