SK3436 : Site of 55 Ashbourne Road, Derby

taken 10 years ago, near to Derby, Great Britain

Site of 55 Ashbourne Road, Derby
Site of 55 Ashbourne Road, Derby
Until quite recently there stood a beautiful old rectory on this site, which for a number of years was the home of Core Design (creators of the computer game "Tomb Raider") who immortalised the building as "Croft Manor" in their games. The old building would have lent itself quite nicely to conversion to apartments, but the local planners decided to let Radleigh Homes demolish it. In its place they are building purpose built apartment blocks instead. At least the new design pays a certain homage to the old building.
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SK3436, 313 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 November, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 November, 2007
Category
Building site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 341 365 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.5331N 1:29.6171W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 341 366
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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