SU6252 : High Street Scene, Milestones Museum

taken 5 years ago, near to Basingstoke, Hampshire, Great Britain

High Street Scene, Milestones Museum
High Street Scene, Milestones Museum
1917 Thornycroft LinkExternal link tilt-bodied van (SV6086) parked outside the re-created Co-Op shop on the High Street at Basingstoke's Milestones Living History Museum.
Milestones Living History Museum, Basingstoke
Milestones Museum in Basingstoke is made up of a network of streets that have been recreated to reflect those found in Victorian, Edwardian and 1930s Hampshire. A joint project between Hampshire County Council and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, it was opened on 1 December 2000 by HRH Duke of Edinburgh.

As well as the recreated streets and buildings, the museum also houses a collection of road vehicles, notably by Thornycroft of Basingstoke and Taskers of Andover.

Although it is housed inside a large building, the museumís spacious layout under its high, arched roof gives the feel of an open air exhibition.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
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Indoor 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6213 5231 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.9941N 1:6.6518W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6213 5230
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Thornycroft  Lorry  Wagon  Street Scene  Museum  Heritage Centre  Tilt Bodied Van  SV6086 

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