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FORMER BOYS 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: FORMER BOYS PRISON BLOCK OF HMP MANCHESTER

List entry Number: 1254635

Location

FORMER BOYS 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: 457637

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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 mulluioned 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

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National Grid Reference: SJ8384599668

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