SJ8498 : 109-127 Market Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

109-127 Market Street, Manchester
109-127 Market Street, Manchester
The Rylands Building, by Harry S. Fairhurst & P.G. Fairhurst, completed in 1932. Pevsner records that it was "the largest wholesale textile warehouse of its day in the city ... over 230ft long." Typically for its day, a steel frame clad in Portland stone, with corner turrets, and zig-zag patterns running along the top of the facades. Those features help, but it's a bit stolid even if impressively big. Grade II listed.
It's been Debenhams for several decades.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8422 9841 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9302N 2:14.3552W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8417 9840
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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