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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: BOYS PRISON BLOCK OF STRANGEWAYS GAOL

List entry Number: 1254635

Location

BOYS PRISON BLOCK OF STRANGEWAYS GAOL, SOUTHALL STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457637

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8399 SOUTHALL STREET, Cheetham 698-1/14/575 (North side) 03/10/74 Boys' Prison Block of Strangeways Gaol

GV II

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: SJ8378699609

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83786 99609

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