SO9322 : Roman Road, Cheltenham III-Glos

taken 3 years ago, near to Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Roman Road, Cheltenham III-Glos
Roman Road, Cheltenham III-Glos
In 1850 the Cheltenham and Gloucester Freehold Land Society bought 15 acres in this area fronting the Gloucester Road for housing. Originally called the Libertus Estate, the object was to acquire for members enough freehold land to enable them to vote. After St Mark's Church was built the name fell from view and the only reminder now is the nearby Libertus Road. This road connects to the Garden Suburb in 1919 Cheltenham Town Council bought 115 acres from Mr H Unwin, owner of Arle Court, for housing where all the roads are named after poets. Information regarding the Libertus Estate and Garden Suburb from the website [[Cheltenham4u.co.uk]] and thanks are due to them for this.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 27 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Suburb 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9312 2223 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.9143N 2:6.0837W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9320 2215
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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