ANGLIA HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1197768
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
ANGLIA HOUSE, CROSS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ANGLIA HOUSE, CROSS STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ8382098211

Details

SJ8398SE 698-1/27/76 03/10/74

MANCHESTER CROSS STREET (West side)

No.86 Anglia House

II

GV

Insurance office. 1906, by Charles Heathcote. Brown polished granite to ground floor, red sandstone ashlar above, lead clad roofs. Narrow rectangular plan on end-of-block site, with canted corner. Free Baroque style. Three storeys and attic, a 1:3:1-bay facade to Cross Street and 1-bay facade to John Dalton Street hinged on a canted corner with turret; Ionic colonnaded ground floor with doorways at the corner and in the 4th bay and shop windows in the others, all under a pulvinated frieze and prominent cornice; upper floors with heavily moulded cornice pierced by projected outer bays which have banded pilasters and emphatic steeply-pitched attic pediments, 2-light casements at 1st floor with broken pediments, coupled 12-pane sashes at 2nd floor, and round-headed casements at attic level with radiating glazing bars; otherwise, casement windows at 1st floor with enriched architraves, and sashed windows at 2nd floor recessed behind a screen with coupled colonnettes; flat-roofed dormer over centre with casement windows. Cylindrical Baroque turret over corner, with banded pilasters, prominent cornice, a round-headed window with open pediment on colonnetes, and ogival domed roof with consoles over the pilasters. Tall corniced chimneys. Facade to John Dalton Street matching the pedimented bays to Cross Street. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ 83820 98211

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388048
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: 22 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12904/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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