SJ3589 : The Oratory

taken 4 years ago, near to Liverpool, Great Britain

The Oratory
The Oratory
This Parthenon-like building, now known as the Oratory, was formerly the mortuary chapel of St James. Cemetery (SJ3589 : St James' Garden (Cemetery)) which was developed during the nineteenth century.

The Oratory was built in the form of a miniature Greek Doric temple in 1829 by architect John foster Junior. It is a grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 359643 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings)
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SJ3589, 802 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 20 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 353 895 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.9280N 2:58.4172W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 353 895
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Nineteenth Century  19th Century  Georgian  Doric Temple  Mortuary  Chapel  English Heritage  Listed Building  Grade I 

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