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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 458616
Location: G MEX, WINDMILL STREET (south west side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 12 May 2002
Date listed: 18 December 1963
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II*

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MANCHESTER SJ8397NE WINDMILL STREET 698-1/31/443 (South West side) 18/12/73 G-Mex (Formerly Listed as: WINDMILL STREET (South West side) Former Central Station) GV II* Railway station, now exhibition hall and car park. 1876-9, by Sir John Fowler, for Midland Railway Company; altered. Iron and glass on brick undercroft, with brick side walls. Rectangular plan. Single segmental-vaulted vessel of 15 bays with 210-foot span, built on extensive undercrofts; pilastered 2-storey south side with 3 windows on each floor of each bay, those at ground floor round-headed and those above square-headed; segmental arched roof with ridged bands of glazing. C20 glazed canopy to entrance at north end. Vaulted undercroft with intersecting tunnel vaults. Intended entrance block at north end never built.

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