TQ4467 : Petts Wood: South Eastern Main Line (1)

taken 4 years ago, near to Petts Wood, Bromley, Great Britain

Petts Wood: South Eastern Main Line (1)
Petts Wood: South Eastern Main Line (1)
Although this railway now forms the South Eastern Main Line, this particular section was a latecomer, only being constructed by the South Eastern Railway and opening in 1868. Petts Wood station, whose platforms are visible in the distance, was even later, only being built in 1928. This is the view from the footbridge on the path connecting Beaumont Road and Towncourt Lane. The footbridge predates the surrounding housing development by many years and was already in place by the time that the Ordnance Survey's map of 1909 was published.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4464 6722 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.1361N 0:4.6331E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4467 6716
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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