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 (Archive LinkExternal link ) (Manchester History Net)

This view is taken looking towards the church, along Bennett Street.
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SJ8696, 162 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 May, 2010
Category
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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