NATIONAL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1247611

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Statutory Address: 36-46, CROSS STREET

Statutory Address: NATIONAL HOUSE, 34 AND 36, ST ANN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: 36-46, CROSS STREET

Statutory Address: NATIONAL HOUSE, 34 AND 36, ST ANN 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 98338

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER,

SJ8398SE, ST ANN STREET, 698-1/27/383, (South side), Nos. 34 AND 36, National House

03/10/74

GV

II

Includes: Nos.36 TO 46 CROSS STREET. Conservative club, now shops at ground floor. 1875, by Horton and Bridgeford; altered. Sandstone ashlar (roof concealed). Baroque style. Three storeys, three bays, symmetrical, plus curved left corner to Cross Street; with much enrichment, including banded corner pilasters, an elaborate pedimented centre with superimposed orders through all floors, coved eaves with coupled brackets to a prominent cornice, and a balustraded parapet. The centre has coupled pilasters to all floors (banded Tuscan at ground floor, Ionic at first floor, Corinthian at second floor), a segmental-headed doorway at ground floor with carved surround, double doors with pedimented panels, and an elaborate doorcase with banded columns, carved tympanum and segmental open pediment; Venetian windows at 1st and 2nd floors, the centre light framed by Ionic columns at 1st floor and Corinthian pilasters at 2nd floor, those at 1st floor supporting a curved frieze and pierced balcony; and carving in the pediment with shields, swags and putti. The outer bays have segmental-headed windows at 1st and 2nd floors in similarly elaborate architraves, those at 1st floor with open pediments and those at 2nd floor with cornices, all richly carved and with pierced aprons. Cylindrical corner oriel with round-headed windows and elaborate enrichment. Seven bay facade to Cross Street with banded piers at ground floor, and regular fenestration to the upper floors, the windows matching those at the front but with 1st-floor pediments alternately segmental. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8384798341

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 457201

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing