SD6728 : College of Technology and Design

taken 4 years ago, near to Blackburn, Blackburn With Darwen, Great Britain

College of Technology and Design
College of Technology and Design
The foundation stone of the Technical School building was laid on 9 May 1888 by the Prince and Princess of Wales; the building was completed towards the end of 1894. It is built in the Northern Renaissance style and has a slate roof, an attic, a basement, and two intermediate storeys. Made mainly of red brick and yellow terracotta, it is profusely decorated and features ornate gables, a round arched entrance with angle turrets and balcony above, and a frieze below the top storey with panels depicting art and craft skills. The Technical School is a grade II listed building LinkExternal link

SD6728 : Technical School Entrance.
SD6728 : Statuette on Blackburn Technical School.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
College 
Date (from Tags)
1888  1894 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6796 2815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.9237N 2:29.2402W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6798 2813
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Former Technical School 

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