P h o t o B l o g

Monday, 28 March 2011

Crown Street

Today's photo shows Crown Street, just off Stamford Street, close to Ashton's town centre.

Crown Street was originally part of Church Street, which ran parallel with most of Stamford Street in the town centre, but was re-named when it became separated from the rest of Church Street by the building of an office block and the Post Office Sorting Office.

The houses in Crown Street are among the few remaining terraces of residential property still left in the town centre. Even the houses on the opposite side of the street have been demolished to make way for a car park.

The building at the far end is the former Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, seen here in 2008 looking for a new use.

See Google Street View of this location.

(Click photo for larger version. Press Back button to return here.)

"Crown Street" is my contribution to this week's "My World" feature. Please check out the other blogs participating in this week's My World.


  1. What a peaceful neighbourhood it seems to be.

    Please have a good Tuesday.

    daily athens

  2. I always find it sad when the historical buildings are demolished in favour of "progress". The buildings make a pretty scene.

  3. visiting from My World...
    That was a cool place..

    mine's here:

  4. Good solid houses and many of them long demolished in the way of progress :(


If you are not able to sign in with a Blogger/Google etc account, then please click on "Name/URL" and type in your name or nickname.

If you have no URL you can leave that part blank.

Please do not post as "Anonymous".

If you are a spammer, please note: Most spam messages are filtered out automatically. The few that get through are deleted. Please don't bother.

Related Posts with Thumbnails
Add to Technorati Favorites