TQ0762 : Campbell Circuit, Brooklands

taken 3 months ago, near to Byfleet, Surrey, Great Britain

Campbell Circuit, Brooklands
Campbell Circuit, Brooklands
Campbell Circuit leads into the Brooklands Museum.
Brooklands :: TQ0661
Brooklands was a 2.75-mile (4.43 km) motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge. It opened in 1907, and was the world's first purpose-built motorsport venue, as well as one of Britain's first airfields, which also became Britain's largest aircraft manufacturing centre by 1918. The circuit hosted its last race in 1939, and today part of it forms the Brooklands Museum.
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Most of the track has now been built on, but some of the steep sided banking still remains, some of which is part of the museum, with another section running along side Barnes Wallis Drive, which now intesects it. The remains of the track, aerodrome and World War II buildings are a scheduled ancient monument LinkExternal link
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TQ0762, 71 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Brooklands  Brooklands Museum 
Near (from Tags)
Weybridge 
County (from Tags)
Surrey 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0728 6266 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.1739N 0:27.6485W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0728 6265
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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