SJ8398 : Lincoln Square

taken 3 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

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Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square

This small public square was created in 1986, when the area near the town hall was redeveloped. At that time, the council moved the Grade II listed LinkExternal link statue of Abraham Lincoln from Platt Fields Park to its present site within the square.

In front of the statue was a fountain, built to commemorate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981. Like the marriage itself, the fountain didn't last. It was filled in, converted to a raised flower bed and rededicated to the memory of Diana after her death in 1997.

In the background is Centurion House SJ8398 : Centurion House, Deansgate, Manchester which fronts Deansgate.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1986  1981  1997 
Person (from Tags)
Abraham Lincoln  Prince Charles 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8368 9813 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.7782N 2:14.8426W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8370 9813
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Public Square  Grade II Listed Structure  Sculpture  Statue  Princess Diana Memorial  Flower Bed  Office Block 

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