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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: THE TOWER OF STRANGEWAYS GAOL

List entry Number: 1254672

Location

THE TOWER 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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457640

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8399 SOUTHALL STREET, Cheetham 698-1/14/578 (North side) 03/10/74 The Tower of Strangeways Gaol

GV II

Tower formerly combining the functions of observation and water tower.1866-68, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with sandstone dressings.Octagonal plan. Minaret style, approx.365 feet high, with an archedrecess in each side, a perimeter gallery with brick balustraded parapeton stone corbels, and a domed cupola with louvred openings in the sidesand cast-iron cresting to the roof. A very prominent landmark in thisarea of the city.

Listing NGR: SJ8376399593

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83763 99593

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