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Latitude: 53.4931 / 53°29'35"N
Longitude: -2.2456 / 2°14'44"W
OS Eastings: 383801
OS Northings: 399624
OS Grid: SJ838996
Mapcode National: GBR DJB.FT
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GGWH
Entry Name: The Tower of Hmp Manchester
Listing Date: 3 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1254672
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457640
Location: Manchester, M60
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Higher Broughton St James
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 6 December 2016.
The Tower of HMP Manchester
(Formery listed as: The Tower of Strangeways Gaol)
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 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 this area of the city.
Listing NGR: SJ 83801 99624
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