Nice photo Neil. What was going on, some kind of sale?
Comment by Aubrey on 18th November 2014 at 00:14
I pressed the submit too early previously.
I wish to add that that staircase is a really good feature in the Hall
Comment by Ken R on 18th November 2014 at 00:20
Nice one Neil, wish I could walk those stairs again, it's been a long time.
Comment by Mick on 18th November 2014 at 07:38
I wonder if this is Wigans only Imperial staircase.
Comment by Roy on 18th November 2014 at 09:32
Mick, i dont think there are many more of these staircases in Wigan and district, not to my knowledge anyway.
Comment by Thomas(Tom)Walsh on 18th November 2014 at 10:36
Neil,a very interesting photograph. Was there an antique sale taking place ?
Comment by Neil Cain on 18th November 2014 at 13:48
Yes, they were holding the quarterly Retro Show with vintage clothing and such like. Makes me realise what we threw out that now commands a kings ransom....glass razor blade sharpeners for one.Thanks for the nice comments. Best wishes to all.
Comment by Giovanni on 18th November 2014 at 17:13
Its been a long time since I slid down those handrails!
Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 18th November 2014 at 20:53
Beautiful staircase.nice one Neil ,and a nice change of subject.
Comment by Jonno on 19th November 2014 at 01:06
Banisters Giovanni, not handrails.
Comment by Giovanni on 19th November 2014 at 10:42
Its been a long time since I slid down those banisters!
Jonno - they were handrails when I was a lad! :o)
Comment by Jonno on 20th November 2014 at 00:47
Giovanni, i am 73 and they were banisters when i was a kid and always have been.
Comment by Garry on 20th November 2014 at 13:57
Banister it is...hand rail is fixed to a wall with brackets.
Comment by Giovanni on 21st November 2014 at 12:07
I must have two lovely banisters on my hall staircase then!
Comment by aitch on 23rd November 2014 at 12:15
I often wonder if my old friend whos hubby was the live in caretaker in the 1960,s ever took any photographs of the hall internal and external, although in those days photos where expensive to take
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