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

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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

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)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jan 2007
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