SK5802 : Freemen's Common, Leicester

taken 12 years ago, near to Leicester, Great Britain

Freemen's Common, Leicester
Freemen's Common, Leicester
An Inclosure Award in 1811 allotted to resident Freemen and Freemen's Widows of Leicester 36 acres of land between Aylestone Road and the River Soar, 2 acres at Saffron Lane and 85 acres between Welford Road and Aylestone Road. The last mentioned was to become known as Freemen's Common, now a large retail and industrial estate. This picture shows the Counting House, a remnant of the old cattle market that used to be on the site, now a large and popular public house. View point is the carpark of Morrison's supermarket. See LinkExternal link for more historical information about Freemen's Common and the surrounding area.
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Tuesday, 21 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 21 February, 2006
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Retail park   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 587 029 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.2421N 1:8.0611W
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