The Queen Anne is where many of the tanners spent a couple of days on the beer waiting for the Irk's flood waters of 1799 to subside as described in The Manchester Man. "There was a good deal of lounging about Long Millgate and the doors of the "Queen Anne" and "Skinners' Arms" of heavily shod men, in rough garniture of thick hide-armoury against the tan and water in which their daily bread was steeped ." The Queen Anne is confirmed in the 1825 census at No.63 Long Millgate off Old Church Yard and was still in the 1861 census.
The Manchester Man. (c) Amazon.
1. The Manchester Man, G. Linnaeus Banks (1896).