SE6051 : Entrance to the former drill hall

taken 6 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

Entrance to the former drill hall
Entrance to the former drill hall
Now serving as the entrance to a hardware store, this is the ornate doorway of the former drill hall in St Andrewgate. The building was designed in the late 19th century by Gould and Fisher for the First West Yorkshire (York) Rifle Volunteer Battalion and bears a Latin inscription above the arch, "Pro Aris Et Focis" - For our altars and our home. See also SE6051 : Decorative tile on the former drill hall wall
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Drill Hall 
Material (from Tags)
Polychromatic Brick 
Place (from Tags)
York 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 60489 51974 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.6194N 1:4.7749W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6047 5197
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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