TQ4468 : Birchwood Road, Petts Wood

taken 11 years ago, near to Petts Wood, Bromley, Great Britain

Birchwood Road, Petts Wood
Birchwood Road, Petts Wood
This is no.41, built in the early 1930s by "Freddie" Love, who was responsible for much of this road. From June to September 1940, this house was rented by the De Gaulle family. However, concern over security (Petts Wood was on the path of bombing raids into London, and rumours were that the Germans were aware of his whereabouts), led them to move on, the family moving to Shropshire and Charles De Gaulle basing himself in the Connaught Hotel in Mayfair during the week.
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TQ4468, 165 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 December, 2008
Category
House   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 449 681 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.6215N 0:4.9173E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 449 681
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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