SD3036 : Queen Square, Blackpool

taken 35 years ago, near to Blackpool, Great Britain

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Queen Square, Blackpool
Queen Square, Blackpool
Looking down from the top of Blackpool Tower, this is Queen Square with its war memorial. The memorial was designed by Ernest Prestwich and unveiled in 1923. To the right of that, the Metropole Hotel bears the name Butlins; Billy Butlin purchased the hotel in 1955 and his company sold it on in 1998. To the left is the entrance to the North Pier and there are three vintage Blackpool trams in the picture.
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SD3036, 850 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
April 1985   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Town 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3056 3646 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.1855N 3:3.3761W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3060 3604
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Hotel  Tram  Tram Stop  War Memorial  Bank (Financial Institution)  Promenade  Seafront  Seaside 

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