TQ2981 : St Giles from afar

taken 10 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

St Giles from afar
St Giles from afar
The name St Giles-in-the-Fields seems ironic now, so hemmed in has the church become by its urban surroundings. The saint himself sought peace and rural isolation for the purpose of private contemplation and this must have been the case when the first church was recorded here in 1101.
This view from St Giles' Circus is taken across the heavy traffic emerging from Tottenham Court Road.
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TQ2981, 1985 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 10 August, 2007
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 812 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.9356N 0:7.7073W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 813
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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