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The Temple

The Temple is the highest and most significant viewing platform in Manchester, with spectacular elevated views of the city and surrounding areas. It was designed in 1800 and we believe it was first used as an observatory by Sir Thomas Egerton, the first Earl of Wilton.

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A photo of the Heaton Park Temple

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