SJ8498 : 24 Lever Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

24 Lever Street, Manchester
24 Lever Street, Manchester
A majestic, imposing former warehouse, a great sense of height conveyed by the narrow frontage by means of piers and turrets, all crowned by shaped gables. Two of the third-floor windows have extravagant sandstone aprons. As was common in warehouses, the side elevations are faced in glazed brick. Built 1898. Grade II listed.
The building's website (LinkExternal link ) - it is currently offices for various trendy arty types - reckons that it was designed by Mills and Murgatroyd for Johnsons, "manufacturers of small, wire products such as fireguards and hanging baskets".
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8456 9841 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9308N 2:14.0478W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8453 9840
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Listed Building  Victorian Architecture 

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