SJ1258 : St Peter's Square, Ruthin

taken 10 years ago, near to Ruthin/Rhuthun, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

St Peter's Square,  Ruthin
St Peter's Square, Ruthin
The clock tower at the centre of Ruthin town square was built to commemorate "the private worth and public service" of Joseph Peers, who was Clerk of the Peace for Denbighshire for 50 years. LinkExternal link Beyond the clock, to the left, is the Seven Eyes, formerly the Middleton Arms, named for Sir Hugh Myddelton who brought water to the City of London by financing the construction of a river to connect the springs of Amwell and Chadwell to the city, in the 1620's. For this he was made a baronet - Sir Hugh Myddelton of Ruthyn; there is also a statue to him near the terminus of the new river, at the corner of Upper Street and Essex Road, Islington.
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SJ1258, 268 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 March, 2007
Category
Town centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 123 582 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.8247N 3:18.7017W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 122 582
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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