SE5951 : Micklegate

taken 1 year ago, near to York, Great Britain

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Looking along Micklegate. The building on the right, currently undergoing restoration, is no. 69-71. Dating from the early 17th Century it is grade II* listed - see LinkExternal link. It was once housed the office of 19th Century railway engineer John Birkinshaw and his eccentric clerk Richard Chicken, with Mr Chicken reputed to be the inspiration to Charles Dickens for Mr Micawber in his book David Copperfield.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Person (from Tags)
John Birkinshaw  Richard Chicken  Charles Dickens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 599 516 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.4336N 1:5.2947W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 598 516
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Micklegate  Grade II(star) Listed  David Copperfield 

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