SJ8498 : GMP Museum

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

GMP Museum
GMP Museum
The "POLICE MUSEUM" sign and carved City of Manchester coat of arms over the doorway to SJ8498 : The Former Newton Street Police Station.
Newton Street Police Station /Greater Manchester Police Museum

The Greater Manchester Police Museum is housed in the former Newton Street Police Station. This two-storey building dates from the mid to later nineteenth century; one of Manchesterís oldest police stations. It is a Grade II listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 454814 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

The museum, funded by Greater Manchester Police, was set up in 1981. It maintains a collection of archive material and objects relating to the history of policing Manchester throughout the years. The building is original and many of the old cells and courtroom still exist. It is open to the public one day per week (for details see LinkExternal link Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives).

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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Police Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8467 9842 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9364N 2:13.9484W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8467 9842
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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