SD6900 : St Ambrose Barlow Roman Catholic Church

taken 7 years ago, near to Astley Green, Wigan, Great Britain

St Ambrose Barlow Roman Catholic Church
St Ambrose Barlow Roman Catholic Church
On Easter Sunday 1641, the Catholic priest, Ambrose Barlow was arrested during a service at Morleys Hall at the instigation of the vicar of Leigh. He was taken to Lancaster Castle, tried as a traitor and executed on 10 September 1641. He was canonised by the Roman Catholic Church as one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. A local school and this church bear his name. The St Ambrose Barlow parish in Astley was formed in 1965 and the church was built in 1981. (LinkExternal link Wikipedia)
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SD6900, 25 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 31 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6944 0008 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.7916N 2:27.7277W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6946 0006
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
20th Century  Twentieth Century  Place of Religious Worship  Church  Roman Catholic 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 72 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register