TQ1468 : Kent's the Chemists, East Molesey

taken 6 years ago, near to East Molesey, Surrey, Great Britain

Kent's the Chemists, East Molesey
Kent's the Chemists, East Molesey
On the corner of Walton Road and Spencer Road.

The proprietors are very kindly, caring pharmacists, greatly appreciated by the local community - and I have to thank them for having looked after my mother and stepfather in their old age.

The shop itself is an almost miraculous survival, complete with mosaics and curved glass panels. A panel on the wall and an inscription on the glazing both say 'Established 1869'. However, that would suggest that the present building is somewhat later, and another panel (high up) seems to read 'A.D. 1894'. The lettering of the mosaics is distinctly jaunty - and the 1890's would seem a likely date.

For a closer view of the shop window and mosaics, see LinkExternal link
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Stefan Czapski and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ1468, 68 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 21 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Health and social services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1451 6806 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.0014N 0:21.3173W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1449 6809
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 48 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register