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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387871
Location: Manchester, M2
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
SJ 8398 SE,
ALBERT SQUARE (East side),
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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