TQ2686 : Jack Straws Castle

taken 3 years ago, near to Hampstead, Camden, Great Britain

Jack Straws Castle
Jack Straws Castle
This is a Grade II listed building with English Heritage Building ID: 477614
and the present building dates from 1962-64. Designed by Raymond Erith, built by GE Wallis and Sons it replaced an early 18th C. public house (not in the same style). This inturn had been altered in the early 19th C. and bombed in the Second World War. The name commemorates Jack Straw, Wat Tyler's second-in-command during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, who is said to have had a camp here.
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TQ2686, 422 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Public House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2624 8644 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.7631N 0:10.8115W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2625 8648
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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