TQ3578 : Corbetts Passage, Rotherhithe, London, SE16

taken 8 years ago, near to Deptford, Lewisham, Great Britain

Corbetts Passage, Rotherhithe, London, SE16
Corbetts Passage, Rotherhithe, London, SE16
Off Rotherhithe New Road, opposite Raymouth Road and runs into Silwood Street. Many will know it's named after the Canadian murderer, William Corbett, who was hanged on 04-04-1764 for two murders in Cherry Garden Street, Bermondsey, SE1. His body was hung on a gibbet in Rotherhithe New Road (then Deptford Road). What may not be known is on the railway lines above, about 1839 the worlds first signal box was erected. Far end of the image can be seen Southwark Park British Rail Station (1902 to 1915).
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TQ3578, 339 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 September, 2009
Category
Passage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 351 786 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.4116N 0:3.2495W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 352 785
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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