SD7843 : Downham Village Hall

taken 5 years ago, near to Downham, Lancashire, Great Britain

Downham Village Hall
Downham Village Hall
Originally built ca1815 as a Wesleyan Chapel, this building on Pendle Road was converted, with alterations and additions, to the village hall in the late 1950s. It is a grade II listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 183349 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

This photograph was taken on the day of the 2015 general election and the hall is in use as a polling station.
UK General Election 2015

The UK General Election 2015 was held on 7th May.

The election was won outright by the Conservative party with David Cameron as Prime Minister. The Conservatives won with a majority, having taken 331 of the 650 parliamentary seats.

Number of votes and seats for the largest four parties;
Conservatives 11.33m votes, 331 seats
Labour 9.34m votes, 232 seats
UK Independence Party 3.88m votes, 1 seat
Liberal Democrats 2.41m votes, 8 seats

The Scottish National Party took 56 seats having only 1.45m votes, becoming the 3rd largest party in parliament.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces  People, Events 
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Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 787 439 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:53.4934N 2:19.5348W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 787 439
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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