SU7423 : The Spain, Petersfield

taken 20 days ago, near to Petersfield, Hampshire, Great Britain

The Spain, Petersfield
The Spain, Petersfield
The origin of this unusual street name is uncertain. It may relate to Spanish merchants who traded here at the time when Petersfield was an important wool town, or it could be a corruption of 'spayne' meaning tile suggesting that the buildings here had roof tiles rather than thatch.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 December, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Street 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7451 2318 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:0.1916N 0:56.3678W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7453 2316
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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