SJ9399 : Ashton-Under-Lyne Town Hall

taken 4 years ago, near to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Great Britain

Ashton-Under-Lyne Town Hall
Ashton-Under-Lyne Town Hall
Ashton Town Hall was built in 1840 and extended in 1878. The building now hosts the "Museum of the Manchesters", a museum devoted the Manchester Regiment*. It is a Grade II Listed Building (English Heritage ID:212666 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

* Note the two Turkish field guns at the top of the Town Hall Steps. These were captured at Candia during the occupation of the Island of Crete in 1897-8 and presented to the Trustees of The Manchester Regiment in 2002.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 10 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9389 9922 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3792N 2:5.6133W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9391 9918
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Other Tags
English Heritage  Listed Building  Grade II  19th Century  Nineteenth Century  Victorian  Town Hall  Municipal Building  Museum  Field Guns  Cannons 

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