THE TOWER OF HMP MANCHESTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254672
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
THE TOWER OF HMP MANCHESTER, SOUTHALL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TOWER 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:
SJ8380199624

Details

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

SJ8399 698-1/14/578 03/10/74

MANCHESTER Cheetham SOUTHALL STREET (North side)

The Tower of HMP Manchester (Formerly listed as: The Tower of Strangeways Gaol)

GV

II

Extraction tower for the heating and ventilation system.1866-68, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with sandstone dressings. Octagonal plan. Minaret style, approx. 234 feet high, with an arched recess in each side, a perimeter gallery with brick balustraded parapet on stone corbels, and a domed cupola with louvred openings in the sides and cast-iron cresting to the roof. A very prominent landmark in this area of the city.

Listing NGR: SJ 83801 99624

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457640
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Brodie, Croom, Davies, , English Prisons, (2002), 116

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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