TQ2281 : Dorando Close, W12

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Hammersmith, Hammersmith And Fulham, Great Britain

Dorando Close, W12
Dorando Close, W12
The building on the right is on the BBC White City site, that in turn was the site of the White City Stadium, home to the 1908 London Olympic Games, the road was originally White City Road until it was renamed Dorando Close that ran up to Westway where the car and the concrete wall now are.
Mr Dorando was the 'winner' of the Marathon in the 1908 London Olympics, ran from Windsor Castle to White City but was disqualified because he was helped over the finishing line after collapsing several times.
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TQ2281, 113 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 February, 2008
Category
Houses > Houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 228 810 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8851N 0:13.8404W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 229 809
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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