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Report - ST JOSEPHS RC CHURCH wigan- june 2016

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by scotty markfour, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. scotty markfour

    scotty markfour 28DL Regular User
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    Jun 25, 2015
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    HISTORY- st josephs church was opened in 1872 to cope with the ever growing catholic population of the district , the church could cram in between 500-600 papists , even so the catholics soon outgrew this and an extension was built in 1878 and opened in late june to coincide with some saints birthday probably !
    church attendance at this point in time was at an all time high, services were held in the morning and evening . over the years attendance fell as more n more people turned away from organised religion , this church that once boasted 40S music hall and movie star GEORGE FORMBY as one of its flock closed its doors in 1995 , this edifice to mans gullibility still stands empty after 21 years ! waiting for a new lease of life that will probably never come .

    THE VISIT- after failing to gain access to another local building , we bumped into some fellow derpers who put us onto this place , it was a place i had rode past many times on my travels but had never really caught my eye, visited with my fellow 28dl member cazel#ht , the entry onto the property was swift to attract no attention from the bastard at the tool hire place who rings the police ! getting into the building was a bit precarious and there is pigeon shit everywhere ! take spare shoes for driving in folks ! at sundown this place is good for creepy gothic photography . this place is worth an hour of your time at most .

    THE PICS- taken using my trusty 10-18mm wide angled lens, enjoy the pics folks !


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