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Gatehouse of Hmp Manchester

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheetham, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4922 / 53°29'31"N

Longitude: -2.2456 / 2°14'44"W

OS Eastings: 383800

OS Northings: 399527

OS Grid: SJ838995

Mapcode National: GBR DJC.F4

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GHW5

Entry Name: Gatehouse of Hmp Manchester

Location: Manchester, M60

County: Manchester

Locality: Cheetham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457638

Source ID: 1254670

Listing Text

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

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