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EWM: Autumn leaves in Salford

BROWN LEAVES cover the sloping area of grass next to the main avenue. The trees, both deciduous and evergreen are various shades of green and brown.

Town/area: Pendleton
Local authority: City of Salford
Ancient County: Lancashire*
Date of Capture: 31 October 2003

A THICK LAYER OF DEAD LEAVES covers the ground in Buile Hill Park. Despite the onset of autumn, the young tree standing centre frame is still green.

Town/area: Pendleton
Local authority: City of Salford
Ancient County: Lancashire*
Date of Capture: 31 October 2003

SALFORD LADS CLUB is on the corner of Coronation Street, just off the busy A57 Regent road. The doorway is famous for its connections with Morrissey and the group The Smiths. The reddish brown bricks complement the autumn leaves on the grass below.

Town/area: Ordsall
Local authority: City of Salford
Ancient County: Lancashire*
Date of Capture: 31 October 2003

SACRED TRINITY CHURCH is on Chapel Street Salford. Here we are looking at its northern facade from behind the bus stop on Blackfriars Street.

Town/area: Salford
Local authority: City of Salford
Ancient County: Lancashire*
Date of Capture: 27 October 2003

CENTURY HOUSE overlooks St Peters Square in the centre of Manchester. Its architectural style harks back a quarter of a millennium, though it was built only 66 years ago. To the right one of the trees on the square has started to turn brown, constrasting with the white stone of the facade.

Town/area: Manchester
Local authority: City of Manchester
Ancient County: Lancashire*
Date of Capture: 16 October 2003

*The ancient or historic counties survived more or less intact from around the 11th century until 1974 when they were partially displaced and obscured by the imposition of new local government boundaries. The issue of lost county boundaries is the subject of an upcoming article in Eyewitness in Manchester.

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