TG2407 : Early 20th century house

taken 8 years ago, near to Trowse Newton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Early 20th century house
Early 20th century house
Adjacent to the new pumping station in Bracondale is an early 20th century house built from concrete blockwork, a relatively early use of this material.
Trowse Millgate :: TG2406
The settlement of Trowse Millgate originated at the bridging point over the River Yare, the ideal location for a mill. The character of the area underwent significant changes in the 19th century when the railway and the sewage works were built. With the onset of post war decline, the character changed again but by the late 20th century this decline was beginning to be reversed with the construction of new housing and the restoration of historic buildings.

Trowse Millgate was first designated a conservation area on 2 January 1979 and extended a couple of years later to include the former railway station and the former Pineapple public house to the north of the railway line. The area lies within the floodplain of the River Yare one mile to the south east of Norwich city centre and covers an area of 3.9 hectares.

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TG2407, 292 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 January, 2010
Category
House   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 244 070 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.8678N 1:18.8128E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 244 070
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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