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Town Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4793 / 53°28'45"N

Longitude: -2.2445 / 2°14'40"W

OS Eastings: 383867

OS Northings: 398089

OS Grid: SJ838980

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.PR

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HTD2

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387871

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

SJ 8398 SE,
698-1/27/10

MANCHESTER,
ALBERT SQUARE (East side),
Town Hall

25/02/52

GV

I

Town Hall. 1868-77, by Alfred Waterhouse. Sandstone ashlar facing to brick carcass, slate roofs. Triangular island site, with three 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

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