SP3166 : Gaveston Road, Leamington Spa

taken 8 years ago, near to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Gaveston Road, Leamington Spa
Gaveston Road, Leamington Spa
These houses in the characteristic large pale orange Leamington brick, together with those in adjoining Greatheed Road, were built by Samuel and Arthur Bird between 1903 and 1911.
Gaveston refers to Piers Gaveston LinkExternal link , favourite, possibly lover, of King Edward II. In 1312 he was murdered by his enemies on nearby Blacklow Hill SP2867 where there is a commemorative cross, not yet photographed. A number of other streetnames in Leamington and Warwick refer to people and places associated with Gaveston's life and death.
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Monday, 12 October, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 13 October, 2009
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Residential area   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 311 664 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.6913N 1:32.7248W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 311 664
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