SJ8594 : Platt Hall

taken 7 months ago, near to Burnage, Manchester, Great Britain

Platt Hall
Platt Hall

Platt Hall was the home of the Worsley family for 300 years. The current hall, is a Grade II* listed building. LinkExternal link built by Timothy Lightoler for John and Deborah Carill Worsley to the designs of John Carr of York, in 1746.

Demolition plans in 1906 became the source of a public outcry and Manchester Council stepped in bought the estate creating Platt Fields park in the grounds. The hall had several uses but in 1947 became the Gallery of English Costume. It was closed for refurbishment between March 2009 and March 2010 SJ8594 : Platt Hall.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Person (from Tags)
Timothy Lightoler  John Carill Worsley  Deborah Carill Worsley  John Carr 
Date (from Tags)
1746  1906  1947 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8533 9486 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.0176N 2:13.3416W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8535 9482
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Costume Gallery  Platt Fields  Grade II(star) Listed Building  Manchester City Council  Art Gallery 

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