SO7542 : Bus shelter, Mathon Turn, Colwall

taken 7 years ago, near to Colwall Stone, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Bus shelter, Mathon Turn, Colwall
Bus shelter, Mathon Turn, Colwall
Back in 1951 (60 years ago) the Colwall Bus Shelters Committee was busy getting plans approved for three bus shelters: at "Mathon Turn", "The Stone" and this one at "Colwall Green".
It had been agreed that "..they are to be built of hand-made sand faced bricks with old hand-made tiled roofs, gabled with bull's-eye windows in the first two, and larger front windows in the one at the Green".
As one can see the "bull's-eye window" was dropped from the final plans (though the Colwall Green bus shelter does indeed have windows -at the front with a narrower opening).
The shelter at Colwall Stone has been replaced with a modern garish metal and plastic affair, probably as part of a recent building program in that area.
SO7441 : Colwall Green Bus Shelter
SO7542 : Mathon Turn bus shelter, Colwall
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 September, 2011
Category
Bus shelter   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7580 4287 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.0190N 2:21.2743W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7581 4285
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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