TQ4109 : Keere Street, Lewes

near to Lewes, East Sussex, Great Britain

Keere Street, Lewes
Keere Street, Lewes
From Lewes District Council's website LinkExternal link "Keere Street, a favourite location for TV and film companies, is also well worth a look. This twitten is a steep cobbled byway linking the town centre to Southover. Flanked by picturesque cottages and with the beamed 15th century bookshop, the street marks the boundary of the medieval town with a fragment of the wall lying behind the houses on the east side. Tradition says that George IV, while Prince of Wales, drove a coach and four down Keere Street for a wager."
And from Lewes Town Council's website LinkExternal link "Keere Street (the street of locksmiths) was partly built on the dry ditch of the town wall. The central watercourse was paved with water-rolled flints (petrified kidneys)."
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2006
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Sunday, 20 August, 2006   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 24 August, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 412 099 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.2817N 0:0.3227E
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