SO5174 : Looking down Broad Street

near to Ludlow, Shropshire, Great Britain

Looking down Broad Street
Looking down Broad Street
A 1992 view of shop in Broad Street, Ludlow. On the left are a shop called Valentine's, De Grey's Cafe, and the Angel Hotel. At the right is parked a Ford Fiesta (which with a 'F' registration would be about three years old).
Ludlow
Ludlow is a small town in South Shropshire. It is situated on a small hill on the eastern bank of a bend in the River Teme. The town has a long history dating back to Norman times and has nearly 500 listed buildings LinkExternal link , including a castle and one of the largest parish churches in the country. The old town was a 13th century planned grid iron town surrounded by a wall, with seven gates (only one remains). There are many examples of Tudor, Elizabethan and Georgian buildings. Today Ludlow is a thriving Market town with a healthy tourist trade. Described as "The most perfect town in England" - John Betjeman
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1992
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 January, 1992   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 22 February, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Ludlow 
Category
Shopping street   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 511 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.0032N 2:43.1316W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 511 745
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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