TQ2982 : Miranda House, Grafton Way

taken 10 years ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

Miranda House, Grafton Way
Miranda House, Grafton Way
Although ostensibly a typical late 18th century terraced house, similar to many others in this district, no. 58 Grafton Way is a building of special importance to the people of Venezuela. It was here that General Francisco de Miranda lived, organising his country's independence movement, before setting off in 1810 for his second attempt to liberate Venezuela. The house was acquired by the Government of Venezuela in 1978 and now houses the Embassy's cultural centre. The full story, with internal pictures, is told here: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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TQ2982, 1647 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 January, 2008
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House   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 292 821 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.4147N 0:8.3190W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 292 821
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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