SO4382 : Towards Corvedale - Craven Arms, Shropshire

taken 13 years ago, near to Craven Arms, Shropshire, Great Britain

Towards Corvedale - Craven Arms, Shropshire
Towards Corvedale - Craven Arms, Shropshire
Another view looking west on Corvedale Road, Craven Arms on this overcast day in late October. Take this road - the B4368 - if you want to get to Bridgnorth or Much Wenlock, both of which are worth a visit. Originally the site of two hamlets, Newington and Newton, the town grew with the arrival of a railway junction in the 19th century and took its name from the 17th century Craven Arms Inn. The town has the headquarters of the Shropshire Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), the Secret Hills Discovery Centre, the Land of Lost Content museum - I found it a bit melancholic - and not far away to the south stands Stokesay Castle, an English Heritage property. The town is easy to get to, worth a visit in its own right in my quite unbiased opinion and there are some eating places besides. Time taken 9.58 am BST (British Summer Time).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Newington  Newton  Craven Arms  Secret Hills Discovery Centre  Stokesay Castle  Corvedale Road  Craven Arms Inn  Land of Lost Content Museum 
Area (from Tags)
Shropshire  South Shropshire  Shropshire Hills AONB 
Primary Subject of Photo
Street 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 43380 82809 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.4181N 2:50.0618W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 43343 82813
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Railway Junction  English Heritage Property  A49 Ludlow-Shrewsbury Road 

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