TL4557 : St Antony's Walk looking east

taken 8 months ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

St Antony's Walk looking east
St Antony's Walk looking east
View from St Eligius Street looking towards Panton Street. The Spital House, or hospital of St Antony and St Eligius, was founded in 1526, but was replaced in 1968 by this terrace of six almshouses built by the Cambridge Municipal Charity.

Eligius (known in French as Éloi, also Anglicised as Loy or Loye) was a 7th-century Franco-Flemish or Merovingian bishop of Noyon and Tournai, patron saint of metallurgists, veterinarians, horses and electricians. His feast is celebrated in Cambridge circles on 1 December. The better-known St Antony of Padua is the patron saint of lost property. Their precise connection with the almshouses is obscure.

For the reverse view see TL4557 : St Antony's Walk looking west.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 22 May, 2017
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City, Town centre 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4531 5742 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.7523N 0:7.4756E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4530 5742
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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