SE1039 : Bingley, Old Main Street

taken 6 years ago, near to Bingley, Bradford, Great Britain

Bingley, Old Main Street
Bingley, Old Main Street
Christopher Saxton's 1592 map shows Bingley as a single street with about 20 houses on each side. The church sits at the west end of the street opposite a single large house, possibly a manor house. Since Bingley was a market town, the market stalls would have been set up on either side of the main street. The Old White Horse Inn, a former coaching house on the left hand side in this photograph, is one of the oldest buildings in Bingley. The only building shown on Saxton's map which now still survives is the parish church of All Saints whose tower can be seen on the right hand side.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
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Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 105 394 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:51.0492N 1:50.4577W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 105 393
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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17th Century  Seventeenth Century  English Heritage  Public House  Pub  Inn  Listed Building  Grade II  Church Tower 

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