Image title: Stockport Co-op building and Christ Church steeple

Stockport Co-op building and Christ Church steeple

Looking across the roof of the Co-op building in Stockport, with the steeple of Christ Church visible in the distance.

The traditional roof elements of the Co-op building juxtaposed with the steeple and no modern elements combine to make what I call a 'chronogenic' image, a picture that conjures up a feeling of other times. Christ Church was partially demolished, but the steeple was left as it is a major landmark in Stockport. We are looking from St Peter's Square in the Cheshire side of Stockport, south of the Mersey. Christ Church is north of the Mersey in Lancashire.


Stockport Co-op building and Christ Church steeple



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Stockport, churches, architecture, heritage, Stockport heritage, old Stockport, Cheshire

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Aidan O'RourkeAidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. Aidan O’Rourke is a multimedia journalist and tutor in photography and languages. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.

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