SK7173 : Markham Moor Little Chef

taken 7 years ago, near to Markham Moor, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Markham Moor Little Chef
Markham Moor Little Chef
This unique roadside stop on the southbound A1 was designed by Lincoln architect Sam Scorer, who specialised in this type of concrete hyperbolic paraboloid roof structure. It was constructed in the late 1950s as a petrol station (see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) ) and Little Chef converted it in 1989. Sam Scorer died in 2003 and a copy of his obituary can be obtained in the restaurant.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 27 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7162 7386 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.4153N 0:55.6735W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7160 7387
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Roadside Restaurants  1950s-1970s Architecture 

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