SS9202 : Thorverton : Car Park

taken 4 years ago, near to Thorverton, Devon, Great Britain

Thorverton : Car Park
Thorverton : Car Park
The last shop - known as 'The Dairy' closed in 2006. The needs of the village have since been served by a second hand mobile ex-library vehicle situated in the car park.

Next to this vehicle, the business of the Post Office is conducted from a portable cabin. The original Post Office, now a private home in the centre of the village on the corner of Bullen Street and School Lane, was run by three generations of the Cummings family from 18701994, commemorated today by a blue plaque.

The car park itself was created on the site of a former quarry.
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 9237 0211 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.5108N 3:31.7361W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 92378 02130
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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