GATEHOUSE OF HMP MANCHESTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254670
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 83800 99527

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 6 December 2016. SJ8399 698-1/14/576 03/10/74

MANCHESTER SOUTHALL STREET, Cheetham (North side)

Gatehouse of HMP Manchester (Formerly Listed as: Gatehouse of Strangeways Gaol)

II

GV

Gatehouse of gaol. 1866-8, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with sandstone dressings and steeply-pitched slate roofs. Irregular plan. French Gothic style. Three storeys and 3 bays plus 2-storey 3-bay wing to left. The principal element, consisting of a central entrance archway flanked by semi-octagonal turrets, has battered sandstone rubble plinths to the turrets, plain stone bands and a 1st floor string-course, emphaticlly bracketed eaves, octagonal-conical roofs to the turrets, and 2 tall chimneys on the central ridge. The 2-storey centre has a large round-headed arch moulded in 3 orders, with massive double doors and a plain fanlight, and a round-headed niche at 1st floor containing the Royal Arms, flanked by single-light windows; the 3-storey turrets have single-light windows diminishing in the height, with iron bar grilles to all floors of the right-hand turret and ground floor of the left turret. Two storey wing to left, in matching style, including bay window to left and gabled porch to right.

Listing NGR: SJ8380099527

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457638
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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