SP8743 : High Street, Newport Pagnell

taken 3 years ago, near to Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Great Britain

High Street, Newport Pagnell
High Street, Newport Pagnell
Looking towards the Dolphin and the town clock.
Newport Pagnell
Although nowadays a suburb of Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell has a long history. First mentioned in the Domesday Book as Neuport, meaning new market town in old English, it was given its manorial affix by Faulk Paganel during the reign of William Rufus at the end of the 11th century. Paganel also founded a priory nearby at Tickford which lasted until its dissolution in 1524. There was a castle in medieval times although no trace remains today. The town later became a centre for the lace industry, but is probably best known today for its links with Aston Martin and the M1 services.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 April, 2016
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Town 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8747 4389 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.1876N 0:43.4898W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8744 4385
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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