SJ3299 : Crown Buildings, Crosby

taken 12 years ago, near to Great Crosby, Sefton, Great Britain

Crown Buildings, Crosby
Crown Buildings, Crosby
Crosby takes its name from the Old Norse for village of the cross, settled in 900AD by Norsemen who came from the Isle of Man and Ireland. This ancient village was merely a cluster of cottages until the growth of industry and commerce in the 18th century encouraged many Liverpool businessmen to look to the coast north of the city to build their homes. Crosby shopping centre stands at the top of Liverpool Road, a mish-mash of architectural styles not all as pleasing to the eye as Crown Buildings.
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SJ3299, 57 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 October, 2005
Category
Shops > Shops   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 320 999 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.4836N 3:1.5831W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 321 998
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