SJ2977 : Neston Town Centre

taken 12 years ago, near to Neston, Cheshire, Great Britain

Neston Town Centre
Neston Town Centre
Junction of High Street and Parkgate Road, Neston.
One of the original Wirral hundred villages. In the sixteenth century Neston became a new port on the River Dee as the silting up of the river rendered Chester inaccessible to larger vessels. A quay was built from donations and Neston soon became an important embarkation point from the Wirral for Ireland, with a regular coach service to London. The progressive silting of the Dee saw the shipping trade move out to Parkgate where it eventually also declined.
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SJ2977, 79 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 June, 2006
Category
Town centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 291 775 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.3821N 3:3.9029W
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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