SJ8590 : The Towers, Didsbury

taken 12 years ago, near to Didsbury, Manchester, Great Britain

The Towers, Didsbury
The Towers, Didsbury
The former home of the Victorian engineer Daniel Adamson, now part of a business park. On 27th June 1882 a meeting was held here to start the campaign that led to the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal. (See also SJ9496 : Newton Moor Iron Works ). For an account of the life of Adamson's sister, Elizabeth, and an account of Adamson's reception by the people of Didsbury following the passing of the Ship Canal Act see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) (courtesy of Geoff Royle, LinkExternal link )
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SJ8590, 114 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 December, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 October, 2006
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8506 9018 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4932N 2:13.5722W
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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