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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 4th March, 2013)

Wigan Parish Church

Wigan Parish Church
Taken from Bishopgate.

Photo: Thomas Walsh  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
Views: 4,240

Comment by: Ken R on 4th March 2013 at 00:03

Nice photo. Just to the left of the parking sign post is /or was the only free kerb side parking space in Wigan, it may have been changed by now???

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 4th March 2013 at 05:32

Nice one Thomas....sunshine makes all the difference.....cheers!!!

Comment by: Mick on 4th March 2013 at 05:55

It must be early because Mr Chip is not in his free parking slot.

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh . on 4th March 2013 at 08:48

The single storey building is the oldest in Wigan ,the original Bluecoat School,the first school in the town .built in 1773. The inner houses a Tudor house frame,saved when buildings were demolished in Standishgate.
It is also the new home for the stained glass window from the Wigan Infirmary Chapel.
The building is now used as a coffee and meeting room.

Comment by: Harry C. on 4th March 2013 at 09:17

It can't be that early Mick look at the sun position, and there's a traffic warden. Different angle for a change Tom.

Comment by: peterp on 4th March 2013 at 09:21

Mick its 5 after 4 and they are still prowling

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 4th March 2013 at 09:31

Mick, the clock is showing 5 mins past four and must be in the afternoon. You can`t rely on the accuracy of it.
Tom, was it taken on a Sunday? You are correct with Bishopgate, but is the car in Crawford Street!

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 4th March 2013 at 09:50

Harry C, I hadn`t realised it was a traffic warden, so it can`t be Sunday!

Comment by: Roy on 4th March 2013 at 16:47

Peterp,4-05 and still prowling??? They are still prowling after 9-30pm i see them at that time around that area regularly, i,ll probably see one tonight, unfortunately.

Comment by: Eric on 10th March 2013 at 20:37

I am originally from Wigan and love getting the daily pictures. However there are some that I would like to make a 8 1/2 x 11 copy of the occasional picture. Can you tell me how to do that?

Comment by: Roy on 13th March 2013 at 12:47

Ask again on the next daily pic Eric, ask early in the piece so that your question gets seen.

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