SJ6587 : The old Post Office, Bell Lane, Thelwall

taken 4 years ago, near to Thelwall, Warrington, Great Britain

The old Post Office, Bell Lane, Thelwall
The old Post Office, Bell Lane, Thelwall
One of the prettiest scenes in the area around Thelwall and Lymm, the old Thelwall Post Office stands on the sharp corner of Bell Lane opposite the Pickering Arms. The post office and the village shop were at the heart of Thelwall life in the mid 1950s. The public telephone box outside the post office reflects an era before mobile phones became commonplace, whilst the right-hand shop window of P L Greenway, 'grocer and provision dealer', is typical of the small general store which proceeded the supermarket age. Francis Frith: LinkExternal link
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SJ6587, 49 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Post Office 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6519 8755 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.0184N 2:31.4880W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6520 8755
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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