TQ2883 : Park Village West

taken 8 years ago, near to Camden Town, Camden, Great Britain

Park Village West
Park Village West
Ian Nairn writing in 1966 in 'Nairn's London' said of Park Village West: "(John) Nash built two Park Villages, or miniature suburbs, as part of his great scheme. The eastern village was soon cut into by the railway and is only a fragment. But Park Village west, off Albany Street, is almost complete, a perfect example of rus-in-urbe. In a few yards, you are plunged entirely into the leafy oasis: serpentine road and copious trees... Though obviously not in the country, you are a hundred miles from London. Tower House, the prettiest of all..." Tower House is on the left of this photograph, partly hidden by the tree.
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TQ2883, 712 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2869 8339 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.0853N 0:8.7589W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2867 8338
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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