Building Name

E & J Jackson Warehouse 3 Portland Street Manchester

Portland Street
Central, Manchester
GMCA, England
New build
Grade II

Six bays, four stories. Tall and elegant arcade with decorated arch spandrels Second storey windows with arched pediment entablatures run in line with the minor cornice of no 7.

LISTING TEXT -It has a dentilled cornice to ground floor, banded quoins to upper floors, interrupted cornice to 1st floor, giant pilaster strips to 2nd and 3rd floors, bracketed main cornice and pilastered parapet; arcaded basement and ground floor with paired pilasters, round-headed arches with moulded heads and voluted keystones (except former doorway in 2nd bay which has mask), and carved spandrels including roundels; upper floors have windows with moulded architraves, those at 1st floor segmental-headed with volute keystones, those at 2nd floor with segmental pediments on consoles, and those at 3rd floor with shouldered architraves.

Only the façade to Portland Street remains. Now part of Thistle Hote.

Reference           Builder 16 March 1872 page 201 - list of works by Edward Walters