SJ8989 : Edgeley Lamppost: A View of Stockport Market

taken 5 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

Edgeley Lamppost: A View of Stockport Market
Edgeley Lamppost: A View of Stockport Market
One of three Lampposts on Castle Street SJ8989 : Castle Street with attached artwork.

This one has an old view of Stockport Market as well as an "Alcohol Restricted Area" notice.

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Lamppost Artworks in Stockport :: SJ8889
In 2014 as part of the Stockport Arts Trail, an independent group of young people, working towards an Arts Award Qualification at Stockport Central Library, created the images for one face of the artworks, located on lampposts in and around Edgeley. Historic photographs from the libraries archives are on the other face, giving people an idea of how the area looked in times gone by.

A new set of lamppost artworks were set up in 2015 as part of a second Arts Trail LinkExternal link celebrating the secret history of silk in Heaton Norris.

Other decorated lamppost have appeared since in other parts of Stockport but documentation is hard to locate.
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Art 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8921 8952 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.1434N 2:9.8252W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8922 8953
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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