SJ8497 : Velvet House

taken 1 year ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Velvet House
Velvet House
In 1928 Velvet House was a vacant warehouse opposite the main entrance to UMIST. The building was rented by the University and adapted to provide a home for departments including Municipal Engineering and Building. LinkExternal link

Originally it was one of a number of packing warehouses built in the 1900s LinkExternal link

Now it has been converted into offices and apartments.

SJ8497 : Velvet House: Doorway detail
SJ8497 : Velvet House: Name detail
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 6 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
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Warehouse  University Building 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8447 9764 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.5154N 2:14.1269W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8448 9767
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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