SD6827 : Blackburn Cathedral (2)

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

Blackburn Cathedral (2)
Blackburn Cathedral (2)
This photo shows the cathedral with the close in front of it. This site has been home to a church for over a thousand years and the first stone church was built there in Norman times. The parish church which was built in 1826, now forms the cathedral's nave. Since it became a cathedral in 1926, the church was enlarged during the 1950s and early 1960s. The lantern tower, which consists of 56 different panes of coloured glass, with a modernist slender aluminium spire, was completed in 1967. In 1977, the cathedral was finally completed and consecrated as Blackburn Cathedral in the same year.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 August, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cathedral 
Place (from Tags)
Blackburn  Blackburn Cathedral 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6836 2798 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.8335N 2:28.8752W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6838 2797
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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