2018

TA0339 : Lairgate, Beverley, Yorkshire

taken 6 years ago, near to Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Lairgate, Beverley, Yorkshire
Lairgate, Beverley, Yorkshire
Set in the pavement outside No.24 Lairgate, the town's telephone exchange, are two adjoining utility covers, bearing the legend 'POST-OFFICE-TELEPHONES' and 'CORPORATION TELEPHONES' respectively. The former Hull Corporation Telephones had provided telephony services in the town since 1905, moving its exchange to the current premises in 1924. Calls made to subscribers outside the licensed area were transferred to the former General Post Office. This may well explain the presence of the utility covers of the two undertakings.

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Geographical Context: Business, Retail, Services City, Town centre Communications other tags: Conservation Area Hull Telephones Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY 2018 Automatic Clusters: · Beverley [2295] · Yorkshire [823] Title Clusters: · Lairgate, Beverley, Yorkshire [50] ·
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TA0339, 3154 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Bernard Sharp   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 February, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0319 3958 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.5335N 0:25.9899W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0319 3959
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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