SJ8398 : 17-23 St Ann's Square, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

17-23 St Ann's Square, Manchester
17-23 St Ann's Square, Manchester
Late C19th shops/offices (as it still is) with an arcade of large windows and plenty of "ornate plasterwork deocoration, which has been extensively replaced by fibreglass." It has gilt cartouches on the ground floor, gilt roundels on the first floor, gilt swags on the second floor, and gilt wreaths on the third floor. So, no skimping on the gilt. Grade II listed.
The bronze statue on the right depicts Richard Cobden. It is by Marshall Wood, 1867. Cobden was a Manchester alderman, eminent industrialist and political thinker, perhaps best remembered for his campaigning against the Corn Laws. Grade II listed.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8381 9839 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9187N 2:14.7259W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8378 9838
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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