SZ0796 : Kinson: Graycot Close

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

Kinson: Graycot Close
Kinson: Graycot Close
A little late-70s or early 80s development. The house number, 1376a, can only belong to Bournemouth's longest road, Wimborne Road. This row of houses is similar to those in Graycot Close itself, although semi-detached rather than detached, so is probably part of the same development. (If the houses are smaller than those they replaced, that might explain the 'a' suffix.)

The sign is a modern one, from 2010-15 when this more modern, abstract emblem rather than the traditional town coat of arms as the working logo of the council. The no-through-road sign is incorporated into the nameplate.

This is photo no.171 of a series of 453 in my coronavirus lockdown walking project:
See Link for the complete set of photos.
My coronavirus lockdown walking project :: SZ0795

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
Friday, 10 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0752 9643 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.0446N 1:53.6839W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0752 9644
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Suburb  Road  Road Sign  No Through Road  Houses 

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