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Manchester Law Library, Manchester

Description: Manchester Law Library

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 388224

OS Grid Reference: SJ8391998165
OS Grid Coordinates: 383919, 398165
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4800, -2.2438

Location: Kennedy Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 4BY

Locality: Manchester
County: Manchester
Country: England
Postcode: M2 4BY

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Listing Text


698-1/27/173 (South West side)
03/10/74 No.14
Manchester Law Library


Law library. 1885, by Thomas Hartas. Sandstone ashlar, slate
roof. Rectangular plan. Venetian Gothic style. Two-storey
3-bay facade with basement and attic; with hexagonal shafts,
bands of round-headed geometrical blind tracery over ground
floor openings, parapet inscribed "MANCHESTER" "LAW LIBRARY"
either side of centre, full attic storey; recessed doorway to
right under screen of open tracery; large 3-light sashed
windows on both floors, all with trefoil lights and all at 1st
floor with quatrefoils above, and that in the centre in an
oriel with open-arcaded parapet; arcaded trefoil-headed attic
windows, also sashed. Dentilled cornice. Interior not

Listing NGR: SJ8391998165

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Source: English Heritage

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