MAIN PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254636

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Statutory Address: MAIN PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MAIN 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: SJ8375199585

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History

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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

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 457639

Legacy System: LBS

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