SZ0795 : Ensbury Park: Barnes Road

taken 1 year ago, near to Ensbury, Bournemouth, Great Britain

Ensbury Park: Barnes Road
Ensbury Park: Barnes Road
A rather squiggly road, fairly major in this area as back-streets go, with a variety of detached housing, mainly houses but with the odd bungalow thrown in for good measure. This is the western end, off Howeth Road.

The sign dates from 2008-15 and has the modern colourful emblem, the successor to the version with the traditional borough coat of arms.

This is photo no.29 of a series of 451 in my coronavirus lockdown walking project:
See Link for the complete set of photos.
My coronavirus lockdown walking project

In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, on 23 March 2020 the government announced a lockdown which effectively confined people to their homes, apart from essential journeys which included vital shopping, to help vulnerable people, and one period of exercise per day.

There was speculation about whether driving to a place of exercise, such as a beauty spot, was acceptable and guidelines were quickly made, that exercise should take place locally and direct from home.

So I drew a 2km radius around my home on a map and set out to walk along, across or past every named street and footpath within this circle.

I found that there are 451 such roads/paths, not including roads whose postal address is part of another road already included (such as some Courts, Terraces and Mews).

I undertook to take a photo of a sign for each one, mainly with some context of the road itself. They can all be viewed, along with my 2km map, here: Link

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Date Taken
Monday, 13 April, 2020   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 19 April, 2020
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0758 9508 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.3161N 1:53.6345W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0756 9508
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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