NY1053 : Criffel Street, Silloth

taken 15 years ago, near to Silloth, Cumbria, Great Britain

Criffel Street, Silloth
Criffel Street, Silloth
Silloth was developed as a fashionable spa town, but was not very successful, but is now attractive with its bright colour-washed buildings. It was planned by Messrs Hay of Liverpool as a grid of wide tree-lined streets. The main street is Criffel Street, named after the prominent mountain over the Solway Firth. On the seaward side of Criffel Street there is a large green, with pine trees, between the town and the well built Promenade, which gives good views across the Solway. The granite setts are now 'heritage' and a tourist attraction.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 June, 2003   (more nearby)
Monday, 5 December, 2005
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 109 536 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.1524N 3:23.3935W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 109 536
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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