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Manchester Cathedral, 1942 AA42_00073 Featured Manchester Print

Manchester Cathedral, 1942 AA42_00073

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY, FENNEL STREET, MANCHESTER. An interior view of Manchester Cathedral, or St Mary's Cathedral Church, showing the east end of the nave. Originally a collegiate parish church built between c1422 and 1520, the church received cathedral status in 1847. It underwent restoration or rebuilding between 1814-1815, 1862-1868, 1885-1886 and 1898. The cathedral has a west tower with a west porch and choir rooms, an aisled nave with north and south chapels and porches. The choir and presbytery are aisled, and have chapels north of the north aisle, and a vestry, library, chapter house and chapel south of the south aisle. To the east is a rectrochoir and lady chapel. The aisled nave has six bays and at the eastern end is a rood screen, erected by Bishop Stanley and re-worked by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1872. It has a central entrance flanked by three two light openings on each side. The parapet above was added by Scott, and has a projecting octagonal section. In the image, a screen or fabric hangs over the rood screen. The cathedral church was damaged during bombing in the Second World War

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Charlotte Street Manchester AA42_01938 Featured Manchester Print

Charlotte Street Manchester AA42_01938

Charlotte Street, MANCHESTER. Fraser House, a former warehouse on the corner of Charlotte Street and Portland Street, seen from the south with rubble in the foreground.
The warehouse was built between c1855 and 1860 by Edward Walters with red brick and sandstone dressings, and it was used as a textile manufacturer's warehouse. It has four storeys and a basement, with five bays to the south, and three bays to the east.
There is a sign on the south facade, reading: "AIR RAID SHELTER/ 200 PERSONS", and in the foreground is rubble most likely bomb damage from a Second World War air raid

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John Rylands Library BL15842 Featured Manchester Print

John Rylands Library BL15842

John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester. The front of John Rylands Library seen from Deansgate. When John Rylands died in 1888 his wife commissioned architect Basil Champneys to design a library which would house Rylands collection of theological books. The library, designed in the Gothic style, was built between 1890-1899. It later became part of the University of Manchester. Photographed in June or July 1900 by Harry Bedford Lemere

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