Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan



Photo-a-Day Archive
Photo-a-Day Archive

Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 24th July, 2017)

St. James Church


St. James Church
This was taken from the old railway embankment that runs along the side of Scotmans Flash, with St. James Church in the background.

Photo: Harry Cunliffe  (Nikon E7900)
Views: 2,455

Comment by: Alan lad on 24th July 2017 at 03:43

A nice pleasant change.

Comment by: alan (on vancouver island) on 24th July 2017 at 05:53

I was christened at that church 81 years ago. Lovely picture harry.3kkkb

Comment by: Mick on 24th July 2017 at 06:25

I wonder what those houses views are like now that the trees on the embankment have been cut down

Comment by: John D on 24th July 2017 at 08:20

The water is Waddicar's Flash. Scotsman's is the other side of the embankment.Nice pic.

Comment by: John Morris on 24th July 2017 at 09:25

Lovely shot Harry, I must have a wander around that area, it looks interesting,

Comment by: Garry on 24th July 2017 at 09:29

That would be the old Pemberton line, Harry.
Good photo.

Comment by: A.W. on 24th July 2017 at 09:59

Very nice Harry, who would guess this was only a few minutes walk from Wigan Town Centre?

Comment by: Harry C. on 24th July 2017 at 11:18

Thanks for the info John I couldn't find the name of that water. H.

Comment by: Lectriclegs on 24th July 2017 at 12:32

Comment by Mick on 24th July 2017 at 06:25
I wonder what those houses views are like now that the trees on the embankment have been cut down


Clear, I should imagine.

Comment by: Maurice on 24th July 2017 at 14:24

A lovely view,the Church stands out and makes the shot.

Comment by: Cliff Hep on 24th July 2017 at 22:03

Nice photo,but what will happen when they finally get round to doing the new road?The trees where chopped down about three years ago!

Comment by: Alex on 25th July 2017 at 06:46

The new road starts at Goose Green, not here!

Leave a comment?

* Enter the 5 digit code to the right of the input box. Don't worry if you make a mistake, you will get another chance. Your comments won't be lost.