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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: 1291969



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: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388168

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SJ8498 HANOVER STREET 698-1/17/158 (North East side) 20/06/88 Holyoake House (Formerly Listed as: HANOVER STREET (North East side) The Cooperative Union Ltd: Holyoake House)


Office building. 1911, by F.E.L.Harris; altered and raised. Matt glazed faience (light blue to basement and ground floor, cream above); roof concealed. Rectangular plan on corner site, with chamfered corner to Redfern Street. Neo-Baroque style. Three storeys and basement, plus added attic; 4 bays to Hanover Street and 6 bays to Redfern Street; channelled rustication to most of Hanover Street facade but only to ground floor and basement of 1st bay and Redfern Street facade, which have giant fluted Ionic pilasters to the upper floors; cornice to ground floor, frieze and prominent modillioned cornice over top floor; wide semicircular entrance arch to 3rd bay, with projected scrolled keyblock and run-out voussoirs, triple windows on each floor above this, those at 1st floor with triple keystones and those at 2nd floor with pedimented centre. Gibbs surrounds to flanking windows at 1st floor, moulded architraves to those at 2nd floor. First bay, corner, and 6-bay facade to Redfern Street have round-headed windows to ground floor with cavetto surrounds and triple keyblocks, open pedimented architraves to 1st floor, moulded architraves and aprons to 2nd floor. Ground floor of corner has large lettered plaque (beginning "Erected 1911 / The Co-operative Union Limited ..."). Cast iron area balustrades. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8421598884

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84215 98884


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