SJ8696 : St Benedict's, Ardwick

taken 10 years ago, near to Gorton, Manchester, Great Britain

St Benedict's, Ardwick
St Benedict's, Ardwick
St Benedict's, a former Anglican church is a massive imposing building in Bennett Street. It was built in 1880. The main East end is dominated by a huge brick wall facade and an enormous Geometric "Rose" window above.

St Benedict's Church closed in December, 2002. The Grade II* listed building is now home for the Manchester Climbing Centre.

More information at LinkExternal link (Genuki). LinkExternal link (British Listed Buildings) and LinkExternal link (Manchester History Net)
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SJ8696, 168 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 May, 2010
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Category
Church (Roman Catholic) (former)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 865 969 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.1645N 2:12.2594W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 864 969
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Other Tags
Place of Worship  Anglican  Church of England  Grade II(star) Listed Building  19th Century  Nineteenth Century  Rose Window 

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