SJ8498 : City Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

City Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester
City Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester
A handsome building by Charles Barry, 1824-35, with an impressive Ionic portico flanked by columns in antis and three-bay wings, attic above, and all-round rustication. It is largely top-lit, hence the predominance of solid wall over windows in the main facades. Grade I listed.
It was built for the Manchester Institution for the Promotion of Science, Literature and the Arts.
The paraphernalia of Manchester's (very popular) tram system intrudes here somewhat.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8404 9802 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.7196N 2:14.5168W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8400 9802
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Georgian Architecture  Listed Building 

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