SK9771 : Shopfronts soon to be gone, Mint Street, Lincoln

taken 6 months ago, near to Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Shopfronts soon to be gone, Mint Street, Lincoln
Shopfronts soon to be gone, Mint Street, Lincoln
All of the buildings on the left belong to the House of Fraser department shop. The Modernist-styled block at the end is merely a reclad Victorian building; the original side wall and roof parapet are visible from this viewpoint. The shop fronts in the foreground are a mixture of Victorian and Edwardian, gradually becoming absorbed into a single commercial property. The black shopfronts on the extreme left were completed in the late 1950s.
Surprisingly, the imminent demolition of this entire block of traditional buildings, tying well with the Baptist Church in the other direction, has been deemed acceptable. A hotel will act as the replacement.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Lincoln 
Primary Subject of Photo
Street 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9750 7128 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.7773N 0:32.4519W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9747 7127
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Mint Street  House of Fraser 

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