FORMER BOYS PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254635
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
FORMER BOYS PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER BOYS PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ8384599668

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 6 December 2016.

SJ8399 698-1/14/575 03/10/74

MANCHESTER SOUTHALL STREET, Cheetham (North side)

Former Boys' Prison Block of HMP Manchester

(Formerly listed as: Boys' Prison Block of Strangeways Gaol) II

GV

Formerly women's prison. 1866-68, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roof. Cruciform plan with wings radiating from an octagonal concourse. The concourse has a clerestory with a 3-light stone mullioned window in each side, a corbel table to the eaves, a tourelle at each corner, and a pointed roof. The 4-storeyed wings have ranges of cell windows with stone sills and cambered stone heads.

Listing NGR: SJ 83845 99668

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457637
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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