TL4557 : Claremont

taken 6 months ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Claremont
Claremont
Just off Hills Road near the station corner "easily overlooked ... a charming close of two short, middle-range 1860s terraces facing a gravelled garden" (Pevsner & Bradley, 2014). Still gaslit in 2017; note that, as with other surviving gas lamps in the city, the original clockwork timing mechanism, which required regular winding, no longer operates and the lamp now burns throughout the day and night.

For the carved street sign see TL4557 : Carved stone street name for Claremont.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4577 5740 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.7342N 0:7.8786E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4575 5738
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Terraced Houses  Gas Lamp 

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