SO9617 : Seven Springs deliveries

taken 27 years ago, near to Coberley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Seven Springs deliveries
Seven Springs deliveries
This small building may have been a puzzle to passers by for some decades. Standing at the junction of the A435 and A436 roads at Seven Springs it is in fact a parcel office and has been here since at least 1894. It seems to have been rebuilt fairly recently as it was derelict in the 1950s. Bus crews and perhaps others would leave parcels here for delivery and collection. Maybe originally it had a door - a necessity in Cotswold winters. It is pleasing to see it has been rebuilt for the enjoyment - and puzzlement - of future generations. The left hand sign reads 'SEVEN SPRINGS INN - TRADITIONAL ALES - COUNTRY FOOD - FAMILIES WELCOME' and the right hand sign 'Gloucester A436 (A417)'. Time photo taken not available. Shown in original location. SO9617 : Parcel house, Seven Springs SO9617 : Parcel house at the junction A436/A435 SO9617 : Seven Springs roundabout
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Date Taken
September 1992   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused 
Area (from Tags)
Gloucestershire  Gloucestershire Cotswolds  Mid-Gloucestershire 
Place (from Tags)
Seven Springs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9682 1706 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.1274N 2:2.8544W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9682 1706
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Road Junction  Parcel Office  A435 Road  A436 Road 

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