Location Deansgate Manchester
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened 1843
Year closed 1892
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
Remarks Had been used as a lock up sometime before 1843.
'There are two cells, each 15 feet long, 9 feet broad, and 17 feet high. They appear to be always dry. The windows are unglazed but provided with shutters. There is a provision for warming the cells, and that without danger of fire; the ventilation is sufficient and the cells are secure. The place was in neat order. The number of prisoners is about one per day. The greatest number at any one time last year was nine.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.92
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