SO9596 : Bilston Technical School

taken 9 years ago, near to Bilston, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

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Bilston Technical School
Bilston Technical School
The main facade on Mount Pleasant.
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Built in 1896 for the promotion of Science and Art, as shown on the main facade. Now in a sad state of dereliction. A magnificent example of decorative terracotta work. Locally listed but clearly of very uncertain future.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Technical College 
Material (from Tags)
Terracotta 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick 
Date (from Tags)
1896 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9516 9671 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.0916N 2:4.3704W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9519 9671
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Inscription  Pediment  Architectural Detail 

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