SJ8398 : Former Fairburn House and Blackfriars Bridge, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Former Fairburn House and Blackfriars Bridge, Manchester
Former Fairburn House and Blackfriars Bridge, Manchester
The bridge, which carries Blackfriars Street over the River Irwell, dates from 1818-20, the work of Thomas Wright, who won a competition. "Three stately arches with coupled Ionic columns arising from cutwaters". Grade II listed.
Catching the sun behind is Fairburn House, now the Renaissance Hotel, built as offices by local practice, Cruickshank & Seward, 1972, in their favoured white concrete.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8364 9858 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0208N 2:14.8802W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8359 9856
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture  Listed Building  Georgian Architecture  Bridge 

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