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A history enthusiast has gone viral after recreating Ordinance Survey photographs from 1940’s Manchester.

Michael Sherrington, an education worker, discovered the photographs on the website timepix.uk.

He then decided to search out their locations and take updated photographs — before posting the before and after shots to Facebook.

The pictures have since gone viral on the platform, racking up hundreds of likes and comments.

See Mr Sherrington’s original post on facebook here or view the 1940’s Ordinance Survey photographs on timepix.uk .

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