ST3387 : Brown Close, Newport

taken 7 years ago, near to Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Brown Close, Newport
Brown Close, Newport
Located at the SE corner of an area of housing on the south side of Somerton Road where street names have a 'pioneers of aviation' theme. The close is named after Arthur Whitten Brown, who, together with John Alcock, piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight, from Newfoundland to Ireland. The flight of 3,186 km (nearly 2,000 miles) in 1919 lasted 16 hours. Both men were knighted by King George V a few days later.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 334 870 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.6747N 2:57.7497W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 334 870
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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