TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1207469

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, ALBERT SQUARE, M2 5DB

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, ALBERT SQUARE, M2 5DB

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 83867 98089

Summary

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History

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Details

SJ 8398 SE, 698-1/27/10

MANCHESTER, ALBERT SQUARE (East side), Town Hall

25/02/52

GV

I

Town Hall. 1868-77, by Alfred Waterhouse. Sandstone ashlar facing to brick carcass, slate roofs. Triangular island site, with three main ranges enclosing a triangular courtyard mostly filled by a rectangular Great Hall. Gothic style. Three storeys and attics. Building of major importance. Contains mural paintings by Ford Madox Brown, and statuary by W. Theed jun. (B of E Lancashire: Pevsner: P280-1; Guide Across Manchester: Civic Trust: P 43-7).



Listing NGR: SJ8386798089

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 387871

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Atkins, P, Guide Across Manchester, (1976), 43-7
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969)

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