SJ8398 : Opera House, Quay Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Opera House, Quay Street, Manchester
Opera House, Quay Street, Manchester
Not sure about the colour scheme, but full marks for effusiveness. Pevsner calls it "appropriately theatrical". It was built as the New Theatre, 1912, designed by Richardson & Gill with Farquarson. A pediment encompasses virtually the whole front, below which is a fine relief, "The Dawn of the Heroic Age", by John Tanner & Son. The whole facade is rusticated, the joints picked out in orange. Grade II listed.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8341 9803 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.7238N 2:15.0864W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8342 9800
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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