TM4759 : Cottages in Thorpeness village

taken 6 years ago, near to Thorpeness, Suffolk, Great Britain

Cottages in Thorpeness village
Cottages in Thorpeness village
These properties are part of the trickery of Thorpeness, which was mostly built in the early 20th century at the whim of the barrister Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie as a holiday destination for friends and family. After the death in 1972 of his grandson, properties in the village had to be sold off by the estate to cover death duties, with the result that many of the houses are now privately owned. That said, they often remain with families and descendants of the original users, so the atmosphere of the place has been well maintained.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 4713 5971 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.8143N 1:36.8057E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 47099 59734
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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