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Portico, St Helens

A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed by walls. This idea was widely used in Ancient Greece and has influenced many cultures, including most Western cultures. Some noteworthy examples of porticos are the East Portico of the United States Capitol, the portico adorning the Pantheon in Rome and the portico of University College London. Bologna, Italy, is famous for its porticos.
Administrative CountySt Helens
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ4893
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside

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