SP0785 : Alcester Street, Highgate

taken 1 year ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Alcester Street, Highgate
Alcester Street, Highgate
Highgate Park is just out of shot to the right with the Paragon Hotel straight ahead. This is now a smart hotel, but was originally opened in 1903 as a lodging house, called Rowton House, offering relatively decent accommodation predominantly for Irish labourers. S. Lilley & Sons Ltd on the left is a long-established family firm specialising in brass lampholders and lighting accessories - keeping Birmingham's reputation for metal bashing alive.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Industry 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0787 8582 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.2157N 1:53.1345W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0784 8579
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Factory  Hotel  Union Flag  Litter 

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