FORMER ELECTRICITY POWER STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255031
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
FORMER ELECTRICITY POWER STATION, WINSER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER ELECTRICITY POWER STATION, WINSER STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84194 97714

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8497NW WINSER STREET 698-1/32/444 (West side) Former Electricity Power Station

GV II

Electicity power generating station, now part electicity sub-station and part central-heating generator for the locality. 1901, altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings (roof not visible). Trapeziform plan on island site adjacent to Rochdale Canal and former canal basin immediately to rear. Five bays to Winser Street and 7 bays to Bloom Street. Industrial Baroque style. Regular aracaded facade to Bloom Street: stone-banded piers and giant round-headed arches with keystones, openings with large stone mullions and transoms, the 1st, 3rd and 5th wth louvred screens and the others blind or blocked; pilastered upper levels with cornices and parapet. Winser Street facade similar but less regular, with 3-window office in centre. Large octagonal chimney. Unusual survival of early example of local electricity station, and important functional component of this warehousing locality; forms part of group with No.102 and No.104 Bloom Street (q.v.), No.2 and No.12 Harter Street (q.v.) and Nos 54 and 56 Princess Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8419497714

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458617
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: 05 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/14429/21
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