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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 24th July, 2008)

Victorian Splendour


Victorian Splendour
Mesnes Park still as beautiful today. I know this has been photographed before, but I couldn't resist taking another because of the colour.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji S7000)
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Comment by: Jo Hayes Adelaide Australia on 24th July 2008 at 02:54

This photo brings back such wonderful memories of my youth in the 50's. Thanks for keeping the memories alive.

Comment by: janet on 24th July 2008 at 12:45

I haven't lived in Wigan for over 30 years and my memory may not be as good as it once was, but I don't remember there being railings all over the place such as is in this picture. To a degree I can see Health and Safety getting involved with the railings along the top of the embankment, but around the flower beds.... Still, a great photo Brian.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 24th July 2008 at 12:59

There was a lovely water feature on this spot many years ago.

Comment by: jean on 10th November 2009 at 22:21

How the memories come flooding back.....Hot vimto in the cafe on a sunday afternoon.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 21st April 2014 at 09:37

Re my comment at 12:59; See P-a-D of 20th June 2013 for the fountain that has now been put here.

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