SO9617 : Parcel house, Seven Springs

taken 10 years ago, near to Coberley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Parcel house, Seven Springs
Parcel house, Seven Springs
When I first uploaded this photograph of this small round thatched building standing beside the roundabout at the junction of the A435 and A436 I was unsure as to what it was. It looks like a bus shelter, but a later picture of it on this site describes it as a Parcel House where parcels were delivered in the days before door to door deliveries. SO9617 : Parcel house at the junction A436/A435

Further research through a forum has revealed that the BRITISH HISTORY ONLINE website describes this building as a 'Parcel Office'. It is described as follows: 'A small brick parcel office, which had been built at its junction with the Gloucester–Oxford road east of Seven Springs by 1894' Source: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 January, 2008
Category
Bus shelter   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 968 170 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.1112N 2:2.8370W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 968 170
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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