NZ1164 : Charlie's Corner, Wylam

taken 3 years ago, near to Wylam, Northumberland, Great Britain

Charlie's Corner, Wylam
Charlie's Corner, Wylam
A small area of open space flanked by Ovingham Road and Church Road. The front of Wylam Institute can be seen on the right. A two-storey white-washed building on this plot formerly served partly as the Institute and part as a cottage. It was demolished sometime around 1920. Flats on the left are named Blackett Court. The cottages in the distance are NZ1164 : Blackett Cottages off Church Road, Wylam.

Charlie's Corner was named for Mr Charles Atkinson of West House, round the corner on the Ovingham Road, who acquired and gave the land to the Parish Council around 1950. He was very prominent in village life and was a leading figure in the planning of the village war memorial, its construction and unveiling in 1923.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 April, 2018   (more nearby)
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Friday, 27 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1132 6461 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.5585N 1:49.4808W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 11324 64584
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