G MEX

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1270514
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1963
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
G MEX, WINDMILL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
G MEX, WINDMILL STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 83737 97786

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8397NE WINDMILL STREET 698-1/31/443 (South West side) 18/12/63 G-Mex (Formerly Listed as: WINDMILL STREET (South West side) Former Central Station)

GV II*

Railway station, now exhibition hall and car park. 1876-9, by Sir John Fowler, for Midland Railway Company; altered. Iron and glass on brick undercroft, with brick side walls. Rectangular plan. Single segmental-vaulted vessel of 15 bays with 210-foot span, built on extensive undercrofts; pilastered 2-storey south side with 3 windows on each floor of each bay, those at ground floor round-headed and those above square-headed; segmental arched roof with ridged bands of glazing. C20 glazed canopy to entrance at north end. Vaulted undercroft with intersecting tunnel vaults. Intended entrance block at north end never built.

Listing NGR: SJ8373797786

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458616
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: 12 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06536/21
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