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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: 1255051



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: 458643

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SJ 8498 SW, 698-1/28/446

MANCHESTER, New York Street (south side), No. 5, Telephone Buildings

(Formerly Listed as: YORK STREET (South side), No.26 Telephone Buildings)



Former telephone exchange. 1909, by L. Stokes and Beaumont. Red brick; cream faience dressings and banding; blue brick bands to quoins; granite basement; leaded roof. Rectangular plan. Three storeys with basement and attic, five bays to New York Street; central segmental-headed entrance with paired wooden doors; square-headed windows, paired in the outer bays and triple in the other bays, and a canted oriel in the centre bay rising through 1st and 2nd floors, all these windows with flush faience mullions; diamond-pattern panels below 1st-floor windows. Faience console cornice above 2nd floor; square-headed windows to attic, with moulded surrounds, and Diocletian window in centre. Six chimneys rising between the bays and linked in pairs at roof level. Eaves gutter and subsidiary cornice. Left and right-hand return sides similar.

Listing NGR: SJ8424098124

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84240 98124


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