SJ8397 : Viaduct, Castle Street, Manchester

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

Viaduct, Castle Street, Manchester
Viaduct, Castle Street, Manchester
A dramatic interplay of structures, two skewed bridges crossing the Rochdale Canal and (behind the wall) Castle Street. The Gothic bridges have cusped tracery in the spandrels and a castellated hexagonal pier between them. They probably date to 1849 when the railway was built (Deansgate station is just ahead).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8330 9755 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.4647N 2:15.1843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8327 9755
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Bridge  Victorian Architecture 

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