SO4383 : A49 at Craven Arms - Shropshire

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

A49 at Craven Arms - Shropshire
A49 at Craven Arms - Shropshire
This view is looking south on the A49 Ludlow - Shrewsbury road at Craven Arms. There has been considerable new building in the town which has changed its appearance since days of childhood. The town was originally just two hamlets, Newington and Newton, and in the 19th century the building of a railway junction brought growth, the town being named after 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 9.33 am BST (British Summer Time).
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  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
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 43260 83228 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.6434N 2:50.1720W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 43251 83248
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Other Tags
Railway Junction  A49 Ludlow-Shrewsbury Road  English Heritage Property 

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