SJ8990 : The White Lion

taken 7 months ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

The White Lion
The White Lion
There has been a pub on the site of the White Lion since the 14th century. The present building was erected in 1904. A hearty blend of late medieval and Baroque features in a typically exuberant Edwardian fashion, it is Grade II listed.

Having been closed for a number of years - according to a poster on the wall it has been - Acquired for redevelopment by Stockport Council.

The intention seems to be that the ground floor will kept for commercial use as a bar or restaurant whilst the upper floors will be converted into residential apartments.
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Photographer
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Image Type ?
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1904 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8956 9051 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6777N 2:9.5113W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8958 9048
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Edwardian Architecture  Boarded Up Pub  Public House (Closed) 

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