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Monday, 25 February 2013

St Michael's House

Today's photo shows St Michael's House, which fronts onto a cobbled courtyard next to the Parish Church of St Michael, close to the original centre of the town of Ashton.

St Michael's House is a magnificent Victorian building, constructed in 1869. It was the town's registry office but now houses the offices of a number of organisations.

This Grade II Listed building is constructed of brick with bands of stone and with arched windows. There are contrasting patterns picked out in blue brick on the top storey.

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


  1. It is a beauty!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  2. Beautiful old building! I wonder what it would be like to work in it...they probably just take it for granted.

  3. Beautiful building.

  4. What a lovely brick building, love the arched windows. Great shot, thanks for sharing.

  5. Terrific. Great to see these historic buildings.

  6. What a beautiful old building. Seeing this is one reason I love blogging. Blessings, Debbie

  7. Greetings from Oman!!!
    It's beautiful indeed.Thanks for sharing.Have a great day!


  8. Really beautiful architecture. Nice shot!


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