TQ2883 : Camden: Mornington Terrace, NW1

taken 9 years ago, near to Camden Town, Camden, Great Britain

Camden: Mornington Terrace, NW1
Camden: Mornington Terrace, NW1
As its more famous neighbour, Mornington Crescent, Mornington Terrace was named after the 2nd Earl of Mornington (1760 - 1842), Richard Colley Wellesley. Wellesley was an elder brother of the Duke of Wellington. The fine lines of the terrace are ruined by the totally unsympathetic post-war flat development at the near end, almost certainly the consequence of Second World War bomb damage. The terrace overlooks the main railway out of Euston, over the wall to the far left, which would have been a strategic target during hostilities.
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TQ2883, 681 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 March, 2009
Category
Terrace   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 288 834 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.1153N 0:8.6106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 288 834
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