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REGENCY HOUSE WITH BARCLAYS BANK

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.

Name: REGENCY HOUSE WITH BARCLAYS BANK

List entry Number: 1254835

Location

50, SACKVILLE STREET
REGENCY HOUSE WITH BARCLAYS BANK, 38, WHITWORTH STREET

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

County:

District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1994

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458156

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW WHITWORTH STREET 698-1/32/433 (North side) No.38 Regency House with Barclays Bank

GV II

Includes: No.50 SACKVILLE STREET. Shipping or packing warehouse, now bank and offices. c.1880-90, altered. Iron frame with sandstone ashlar and red brick dressings (roof not visible). Trapeziform plan on island site, with loading bay at west (left) side. Functional and almost a-stylar design. Five storeys over basement, 6 bays plus 3-window canted corner to right; with massive punch-dressed plinth and piers to ground floor, frieze over this, banded brick piers to upper floors, main cornice with simplified Lombard frieze, low parapet with square pedestal (or chimney?) over each pier, octagonal lantern over corner (probably formerly domed). Doorway in right-hand corner, with segmental pediment on coupled brackets; wide segmental-headed archway to 3rd bay, shouldered square loading bay entrance at left end; 2-light windows filling each bay on each floor, diminishing in the height, all with central square pillar and most with 9-pane glazing. Right-hand return (to Sackville Street), 6 bays in matching style, but with segmental archways to the 3rd and 4th bays, another to the 6th bay and at 1st floor above this a 2-light window with pilstered stone surround including decorated lintel and moulded cornice. Six-bay west side similar but simpler, with fire-escape to 5th bay. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8440097753

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84400 97753

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