TQ3985 : Magpie Close, near Forest Gate

taken 3 months ago, near to Stratford, Newham, Great Britain

Magpie Close, near Forest Gate
Magpie Close, near Forest Gate
The curved walls at the entrance to Magpie Close suggest that this was once the gateway to the large building in the background.

The building was originally a school for poor children, opened in the 1850s. It subequently became a workhouse, then a hospital, closing in the 1980s. Housing and a park have since been developed on the grounds, and the building is now just a facade.

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TQ3985, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
East London 
Near (from Tags)
Stratford  Forest Gate 
Primary Subject of Photo
Redevelopment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3993 8519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.8955N 0:1.0011E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3994 8518
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Former Hospital Site  Former Hospital Entrance  Hospital (Former) 

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