SO9596 : Bilston Technical School, rear view

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

Bilston Technical School, rear view
Bilston Technical School, rear view
The rear of the building showing the extent of dereliction. The main floor window transoms and mullions are made from terracotta to match the front of the building.
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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
Tuesday, 21 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites  Derelict, Disused 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick 
Material (from Tags)
Terracotta 
Date (from Tags)
1896 
Former (from Tags)
Technical College 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9515 9673 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.1024N 2:4.3792W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9512 9671
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Derelict  Listed Building 

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