Manchester: The Warehouse Legacy

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Manchester: The Warehouse Legacy

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Manchester: The Warehouse Legacy
An introduction and guide

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ISBN
9781873592670
Author
Simon Taylor,Malcolm Cooper & P S Barnwell
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
September 2002
Format
Paperback
Extent
54 pages
Dimensions
210 x 210 mm
Series
Informed Conservation

Manchester: The Warehouse Legacy from English Heritage provides an examination of Manchester's textile warehouses. These warehouses form the distinctive element of Manchester's streetscape and Manchester: The Warehouse Legacy examines their development, use and adaptation and places them in a social and historic context.

Manchester is known for its cotton mills, the Town Hall and its imposing commercial architecture, but it is textile warehouses that provide the distinctive element in its streetscape and make it unlike any other town in England.

These warehouses were only built during the century following 1825 - a relatively short time in the history of Manchester - and were never found throughout the city. However they are intimately connected with Manchester's past position as the centre for the manufacturing and selling of cotton goods within England and to other parts of the world. Their monumental scale and sometimes exuberant architectural style dominate the areas of the town in which they are clustered.

Nowhere else in Britain has there ever been such a concentration of buildings of this kind: the streets of the commercial quarter of Manchester are as distinctive as are those of governmental London.  


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