SJ8498 : Portico Library, Mosley Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Portico Library, Mosley Street, Manchester
Portico Library, Mosley Street, Manchester
A noble Greek Revival facade with Ionic portico in antis facing Mosley Street, and attached Ionic columns, (Runcorn stone) pedimented windows and parapet on the Charlotte Street facade. Built in 1802-06, the city's only surviving work of Thomas Harrison (probably best known for his extensive work in Chester). Grade II* listed.
The library survives upstairs, but the ground floor is currently a pub.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Public buildings and spaces  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8413 9813 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.7790N 2:14.4358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8410 9814
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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