ST2686 : Ffos-y-fran houses, Bassaleg

taken 8 years ago, near to Bassaleg, Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Ffos-y-fran houses, Bassaleg
Ffos-y-fran houses, Bassaleg
Ffos-y-fran is a cul-de-sac of 57 houses connecting with Caerphilly Road, Bassaleg.
Ffos-y-fran is Welsh for Crow's Ditch. Ffos is one of a small number of words in Welsh derived from Latin, in this case, fossa, a ditch. Fran is a mutated form of bran, a crow. In Welsh, the correct spellings are brān and frān. The 'hat' (circumflex accent) over the a distinguishes brān (crow) from bran (bran).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 268 869 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.5715N 3:3.4621W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 268 869
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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