SK5539 : Leafy Lenton

taken 8 years ago, near to Lenton, Nottingham, Great Britain

Leafy Lenton
Leafy Lenton
A spring-morning view through a zoom lens up Lenton Boulevard, towards Derby Road. Castle Boulevard, Lenton Boulevard, Radford Boulevard and Gregory Boulevard, laid out in the 1880s, formed a big loop round the western side of the city, an early form of inner-ring road leading from the foot of Castle Rock to Mansfield Road.

According to his sister Lois, speaking in 1981, the Great War air ace Albert Ball VC (1896-1917) was born at No 32, in the distance on the right, but this is not confirmed by other sources - and there is no plaque. The Ball family later moved to a grand house in The Park Estate - see SK5639 : Sedgeley House, Lenton Road, The Park.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 April, 2011
Category
Suburban road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 555 393 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.9090N 1:10.4556W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 556 391
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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