Town Hall, Manchester
Description: Town Hall
Date Listed: 25 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 387871
OS Grid Reference: SJ8386798089
OS Grid Coordinates: 383867, 398089
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4793, -2.2445
Location: 5 Cooper Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 5RT
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SJ8398SE ALBERT SQUARE
698-1/27/10 (East side)
25/02/52 Town Hall
Town Hall. 1868-77, by Alfred Waterhouse. Sandstone ashlar facing to brick carcass, slate roofs. Triangular island site, with 3 main ranges enclosing a triangular courtyard mostly filled by a rectangular Great Hall. Gothic style. Three storeys and attics. Building of major importance. Contains mural paintings by Ford Madox Brown, and statuary by W.Theed jun.
(B of E Lancashire: Pevsner: P280-1; Guide Across Manchester: Civic Trust: P 43-7).
Listing NGR: SJ8386798089
Source: English Heritage
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