SD3598 : Main Street and the Sun public house

taken 48 years ago, near to Hawkshead, Cumbria, Great Britain

Main Street and the Sun public house
Main Street and the Sun public house
Link : last ( 1 of 8 from 1973 ) next : Link
The photograph, taken from near the entrance to the villages southern car park, shows a northerly view along Main Street. In the distance is the junction ( Link ) of Main Street with The Square (to the left).

From the left, the building marked 1863 is (or wası) part of the old primary schoolı. Then there is The Sun (a Bass Charrington public house) and the pub yard. After that there is a Tea & Coffee Bar that sold, according to the sign on the wall, Cigarettes, Tobacco, Sweets, Chocolates, Gifts, Postcards, Films, Minerals, Snacks and Cakes.

Compare this 1973 photograph with this one taken by Peter Trimming in 2009: Link .

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ıI'm uncertain about this detail. If someone could clarify/confirm/correct I'd be grateful.

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Note: The Date Taken is the processing date printed on the slide and therefore the photograph could have been taken several weeks earlier.
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Date Taken
August 1973   (more nearby)
Sunday, 6 February, 2011
Village scene   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 35245 98081 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:22.4459N 2:59.8998W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 35265 98046
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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