SX4653 : Pound St

taken 6 months ago, near to Cremyll, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Pound St
Pound St
During the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries the areas of Emma Place and Caroline Place were home to many of the west country's top-ranking admirals, doctors and clergy. Those streets together with Millbay Road used to form Plymouth's red light district. Union Street, originally built across marshland, was for almost a century the centre of the city's night life with about a hundred pubs, a music hall and many other attractions. Much of it was destroyed by bombing in World War II. After the war the area between Union Street and the dock has been used by small factories, storage, car dealers and repairers. Since 2002 many of those buildings and yards have been cleared and are being replaced by high density residential buildings.
Significant buildings include the Royal William Victualling Yard, the Royal Marine Barracks, Stonehouse and the Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse.

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SX4653, 512 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4635 5387 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.8774N 4:9.7025W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4637 5388
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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