SJ3489 : Liverpool, Canning Dock

taken 1 year ago, near to Birkenhead, Wirral, Great Britain

Liverpool, Canning Dock
Liverpool, Canning Dock
A view from the upper level of the Museum of Liverpool, looking across Canning Dock towards the former warehouse which now hosts the Merseyside Maritime Museum and International Slavery Museum. This is a Grade I listed building dating from 1841 (List entry Number: 1280847 LinkExternal link Historic England). Also notable in the photograph are the chimney of the Pumphouse public house, a former Hydraulic Engine house, accumulator tower and chimney, dating from the 1870s (Grade II-listed, LinkExternal link Historic England) and, in the foreground, one of the two graving (dry) docks built in the mid-eighteenth century.

The distinctive profile of the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral LinkExternal link is on the skyline between the Pumphouse and the Maritime Museum.
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 341 898 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.0858N 2:59.5579W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 339 899
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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