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Image title: Manchester M60 motorway Worsley coat of arms

Manchester M60 motorway Worsley coat of arms

The coat of arms of the Duke of Bridgewater is inset into the motorway bridge at Worsley. I took this photo after taking a close-up of the coat of arms for inclusion in the M60 book.

Find out about the M60 book here.


The ancient sandstone-carved coat of arms looks incongruous when set into the motorway bridge. Since the motorway was built in the early 60's, traffic noise has disturbed the calm of this historic village. Perhaps the Duke of Bridgewater would be glad that the modern-day equivalent of his canal now passes through Worsley.

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Title:
Manchester M60 motorway Worsley coat of arms

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Filename:
McrM60WorsleyCrestDsk4812.jpg

ID number:
1912

Technical details:
Nikon D100

M60 motorway, coats of arms, coat of arms, roads, highways, dusk, Manchester, Salford City Council, City of Salford, Worsley, Lancashire

Date created:
2004-08-13

Aidan O'RourkeAidan O'Rourke has been active in photography and online media since 1995. He has documented the development of the local area in his Eyewitness website (1997-2005) and as a contributor to books, publications and the Manchester Evening News. He runs his Eyewitness photography walks in Manchester, Liverpool and other locations. He offers one-to-one tuition in Photography and Languages. He is a high-level speaker of German and can offer photography walks and tours through the medium of German. Visit www.aidan.co.uk

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