SJ8497 : Sackville Gardens

near to Manchester, Great Britain

Sackville Gardens
Sackville Gardens
This small park, next to the Shena Simon Campus of City College, was originally called Whitworth Gardens. It it bound on the north by the Rochdale Canal and Canal Street, on the west by Sackville Street and to the south by Whitworth Street. Manchester Corporation purchased the site in 1900 and created a small city park with a pattern of pathways, lawns and flower beds. LinkExternal link

Seated on a bench in the centre is a statue of Alan Turing SJ8497 : Turing statue, Sackville Gardens, Manchester.
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Wednesday, 3 October, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 9 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Date (from Tags)
1900 
Person (from Tags)
Alan Turing 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8443 9780 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6016N 2:14.1635W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8441 9781
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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