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Former Newton Street Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4825 / 53°28'56"N

Longitude: -2.2326 / 2°13'57"W

OS Eastings: 384663

OS Northings: 398444

OS Grid: SJ846984

Mapcode National: GBR DMG.8M

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.PQ2M

Entry Name: Former Newton Street Police Station

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454814

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SE NEWTON STREET
698-1/29/254 (North West side)
No.57A
former Newton Street Police Station

GV II

Police station, now police museum. Mid to later C19. Red brick
in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Deep
rectangular plan on corner site. Two storeys and 4 windows;
with plinth, broad band over ground floor, 1st-floor
sill-band, parapet with prominent moulded cornice and blocking
course. Round-headed doorway to 2nd bay, with moulded surround
including keystone and fluted consoles to a pediment on the
band, panelled door and typanum with carved Royal Arms; large
segmental-headed windows to both floors (one to left and 2 to
right), and a narrower one over the door, all with wooden
mullion and transom glazing and stone imposts and keystones.
Seven-bay right-hand return side with similar but narrower
windows to both floors, then a single-storey continuation with
round-headed doorway. Very tall rectangular panelled and
corniced chimney stack to rear. Interior not inspected but
believed to contain original features.


Listing NGR: SJ8466398444

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SE NEWTON STREET
698-1/29/254 (North West side)
No.57A
former Newton Street Police Station

GV II

Police station, now police museum. Mid to later C19. Red brick
in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Deep
rectangular plan on corner site. Two storeys and 4 windows;
with plinth, broad band over ground floor, 1st-floor
sill-band, parapet with prominent moulded cornice and blocking
course. Round-headed doorway to 2nd bay, with moulded surround
including keystone and fluted consoles to a pediment on the
band, panelled door and typanum with carved Royal Arms; large
segmental-headed windows to both floors (one to left and 2 to
right), and a narrower one over the door, all with wooden
mullion and transom glazing and stone imposts and keystones.
Seven-bay right-hand return side with similar but narrower
windows to both floors, then a single-storey continuation with
round-headed doorway. Very tall rectangular panelled and
corniced chimney stack to rear. Interior not inspected but
believed to contain original features.


Listing NGR: SJ8466398444

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