SJ8298 : Chapel Street

taken 4 years ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Chapel Street
Chapel Street
The A6 approaching Salford Cathedral.

On the left is the former Manchester & Salford Savings Bank, built in 1885 and now used as offices.

Next door on the left used to be the Peel Park Inn. LinkExternal link A beerhouse in 1862 it was previously owned by Yate's Castle Brewery of Ardwick. It later became a John Smiths pub but was closed in 1999 and demolished in 2013.
Salford Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist, on Chapel Street is the Roman Catholic cathedral for the City of Salford and is known simply as Salford Cathedral.

It was originally built between 1844 and 1848 as St John's Church, Salford, its design, the first cruciform Catholic church to be built in England after the Reformation, was closely modelled on a number of noted medieval churches. Two years later, in 1850, St John's was elevated to cathedral status.

The Cathedral is a Grade II listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1386115 LinkExternal link ).

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The A6

The A6 is Britain's fourth longest road and one of the main historic north-south roads in England. It currently runs for 299 miles from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria, although it formerly started at a junction with the A1 at Barnet.

Running north west from Luton, the road travels through Bedford, bypasses Rushden, Kettering and Market Harborough, continues through Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Matlock before going through the Peak District to Bakewell, Buxton, Stockport, Manchester, Salford, Pendleton, Irlams o' th' Height, Pendlebury, Swinton, Walkden, Little Hulton, Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal and Penrith before reaching Carlisle.

See LinkExternal link (Wikipedia) and LinkExternal link (SABRE) for more information.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 31 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
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Date (from Tags)
1885  1862  1999  2013 
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Yates  John Smiths 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8267 9855 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0028N 2:15.7571W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8264 9853
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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