SJ8696 : St Benedict's Church, Ardwick

taken 8 years ago, near to Gorton, Manchester, Great Britain

St Benedict's Church, Ardwick
St Benedict's Church, Ardwick
St Benedict's, a former Anglican church is a massive imposing building in Bennett Street. It was built in 1880. The main East end is dominated by a huge brick wall facade and an enormous Geometric "Rose" window above.

St Benedict's Church closed in December, 2002. The Grade II* listed building is now home for the Manchester Climbing Centre.

More information at LinkExternal link (Genuki). LinkExternal link (British Listed Buildings) and LinkExternal link (Manchester History Net)

This view is taken looking towards the church, along Bennett Street.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 20 May, 2010
Church building (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 865 969 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.1710N 2:12.2260W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 866 970
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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