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Images Dated 23rd June 2021

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Old Wellington Inn, Manchester AA42_01742 Featured 23 Jun 2021 Image

Old Wellington Inn, Manchester AA42_01742

OLD WELLINGTON INN, OLD SHAMBLES, MANCHESTER. An exterior view of the Old Wellington Inn, showing the front facade in Old Shambles. The former house, now public house, dates to the mid 16th century, and was altered and raised by 30ft in the 1970's. It was moved c70m north to its current position, alongside Sinclairs Oyster Bar, in the mid to late 1990's, opening again in 1999. The inn has three storeys and a three bay plan, with the end bays gabled. There is a splayed door in the left corner, and a 20th century door in the centre of the south facade. The photo shows the inn in it's original setting, on Old Shambles. It was moved after an IRA bombing in 1996

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Shibden Hall AA42_01540 Featured 23 Jun 2021 Image

Shibden Hall AA42_01540

SHIBDEN HALL, SHIBDEN, HALIFAX, Calderdale. An interior view of the staircase in Shibden Hall, seen from the ground floor hall. Shibden Hall dates to the late medieval period, where it was built c1420 for William Otes, and was altered in the 16th and latter quarter of the 19th centuries. The surviving original hall has two cross wings, a stone and timber entrance front on the south side and a c1836 Norman-style west tower with three storeys, designed by John Harper of York. Much of the interior has been altered, but there is some 17th century panelling on the ground and first floors. The staircase is accessed from the Buttery by two steps, and leads to a first floor hall with a balustraded railing. In front of the staircase is a railing with twisted balusters and wooden sculptures on each of the railing pilasters.
The hall was occupied by the Lister family from the early 17th century to 1923, when John Lister became bankrupt and the hall was presented to the people of Halifax as a public park and museum. Anne Lister (1791-1840) managed the estate from 1826 and inherited it in 1836. After her death, the estate was given to her partner, Ann Walker, but was returned to the Lister family in 1854 after Walker's death. Anne Lister kept coded diaries, which she hid in the walls of Shibden Hall, that recorded her romantic relationships with women. They were de-coded and published in 1988 by Helena Whitbread and she became known as the first modern lesbian

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Watts Warehouse Manchester AA42_01751 Featured 23 Jun 2021 Image

Watts Warehouse Manchester AA42_01751

WATTS WAREHOUSE, PORTLAND STREET, MANCHESTER. A detailed view of Watts Warehouse, now the Brittania Hotel, showing three bays of the basement to second floor. Formerly a general warehouse built between 1851 and 1865 by Travis and Mangnall, the building has since become a hotel. It has five storeys with a basement and roof pavilions, 23 bays to the east and west, and seven bays to the south. The south facade has rustication up to the second floor, with round-headed ground floor windows with voussoirs and keystones. The first floor has four pane sash windows with balustraded balconies and decorated pediments. The second floor windows are supported by three slim columns. In the image the basement windows have been bricked up and the upper floors have blackout fabric.
The building was bought in 1979 to be renovated into a hotel

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