SJ8398 : 86 Cross Street, Manchester

taken 5 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

86 Cross Street, Manchester
86 Cross Street, Manchester
Cited by Pevsner as a "good example of this architect's skill at handling corner sites", in this case John Dalton Street. This architect was Charles Heathcote. Red sandstone above granite. Probably of a similar date to its near neighbour, also by Heathcote: SJ8398 : 62-68 Cross Street, Manchester.
It appears to be known as De Quincey House because Thomas de Quincey was born in a house on this site in 1785.
To the fore, in Albert Square, is a statue of a former Bishop of Manchester, James Fraser (1888, by Thomas Woolner). Grade II listed.
The building behind is: SJ8398 : 1 Albert Square, Manchester.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8382 9820 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8162N 2:14.7162W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8384 9814
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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