ST6288 : Old-style sign, The Down, Alveston

taken 10 years ago, near to Alveston, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Old-style sign, The Down, Alveston
Old-style sign, The Down, Alveston
The sign is at street level at the northern end of The Down, at the edge of The Cross Hands. Link
The sign originally showed Aust Ferry but Ferry has been overpainted.
The Aust Ferry formerly operated across the River Severn in Gloucestershire between Aust and Beachley. The nearest fixed Severn crossing was at Gloucester, about 25 miles NE of the ferry.
The last ferry crossing was on September 8th 1966. The Severn Bridge opened the next day.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 629 881 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.4313N 2:32.2156W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 629 881
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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