TQ2789 : Deanery Close

taken 10 years ago, near to Finchley, Barnet, Great Britain

Deanery Close
Deanery Close
Another 1980's housing development. The estate is built on an area of open land that sat between the railway line and a footpath leading down to East Finchley station. Approximately where I am standing, the footpath was carried over a siding in a cutting by a small bridge. It was constructed in the 1920's and I believe it was used to supply a builders merchant (Gray's?) at a time when the area was rapidly growing. The remains of the siding with one decomposing wagon were still there in the early 1970's. The main railway goods sidings were closer to the station and are now a car park.
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TQ2789, 296 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 February, 2008
Category
Housing > Housing estate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 272 893 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.3351N 0:9.8999W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 272 893
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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