This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 53.4931 / 53°29'35"N
Longitude: -2.2456 / 2°14'44"W
OS Eastings: 383801
OS Northings: 399624
OS Grid: SJ838996
Mapcode National: GBR DJB.FT
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GGWH
Entry Name: The Tower of Hmp Manchester
Listing Date: 3 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1254672
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457640
Location: Manchester, M60
Electoral Ward/Division: Cheetham
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Higher Broughton St James
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 6 December 2016.
The Tower of HMP Manchester
(Formerly listed as: The Tower of Strangeways Gaol)
Extraction tower for the heating and ventilation system.1866-68, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with sandstone dressings. Octagonal plan. Minaret style, approx. 234 feet high, with an arched recess in each side, a perimeter gallery with brick balustraded parapet on stone corbels, and a domed cupola with louvred openings in the sides and cast-iron cresting to the roof. A very prominent landmark in this area of the city.
Listing NGR: SJ 83801 99624
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings