SO4382 : Corvedale Road view west - Craven Arms, Shropshire

taken 11 years ago, near to Craven Arms, Shropshire, Great Britain

Corvedale Road view west - Craven Arms, Shropshire
Corvedale Road view west - Craven Arms, Shropshire
A view west along Corvedale Road, Craven Arms towards its junction with the A49 Ludlow - Shrewsbury Road. At one time I knew Craven Arms as just a couple of streets but how it has grown since those days. Originally the site of two hamlets, Newington and Newton, the town grew with the arrival of a railway junction in the 19th century and took its name from the 17th century Craven Arms Inn. The town has the headquarters of the Shropshire Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), the Secret Hills Discovery Centre, the Land of Lost Content museum - I found it a bit melancholic - and not far away to the south stands Stokesay Castle, an English Heritage property. Time taken 10.00 am BST (British Summer Time).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Newington  Newton  Craven Arms  Secret Hills Discovery Centre  Stokesay Castle  Corvedale Road  Craven Arms Inn  Land of Lost Content Museum 
Area (from Tags)
Shropshire  South Shropshire  Shropshire Hills AONB 
Primary Subject of Photo
Street 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 43384 82810 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.4187N 2:50.0583W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 43411 82826
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Railway Junction  A49 Ludlow-Shrewsbury Road  English Heritage Property 

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