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MAIN PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER

List Entry Summary

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

Name: MAIN PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER

List entry Number: 1254636

Location

MAIN PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

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

County:

District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457639

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Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 6 December 2016. SJ8399 698-1/14/577 03/10/74

MANCHESTER SOUTHALL STREET, Cheetham (North side)

Main Prison Block of HMP Manchester

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

GV

Prison. 1866-68, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with stone dressings. Six wings radiating from central concourse: a short entrance wing facing the gatehouse and 5 cell-block wings. Romanesque style. The hexagonal concourse has a clerestory of round-headed windows with pilasters, a corbel table to the eaves and a pointed roof. The 2-storey entrance wing (including 1st floor chapel) has a slightly projecting gabled bay in the centre with pilasters, an arcaded range of 5 windows and central arched entrance, and a perron over all. The five 4-storeyed cell wings have ranges of barred windows with stone sills and cambered stone lintels, and a canted bay at the gable end of each, enclosing the staircase.

Listing NGR: SJ 83751 99585

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National Grid Reference: SJ8375199585

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