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Manchester Law Library

A Grade II* Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.48 / 53°28'47"N

Longitude: -2.2438 / 2°14'37"W

OS Eastings: 383919

OS Northings: 398165

OS Grid: SJ839981

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.VJ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HSRK

Entry Name: Manchester Law Library

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388224

Location: Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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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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