SZ0696 : Bear Cross: Jenni Close

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

Bear Cross: Jenni Close
Bear Cross: Jenni Close
A small, modern development of bungalows behind back gardens of the main Wimborne Road. There are curiously many of these little infill developments in the area named after girls' names - Emma Close and Samantha Close are two that spring immediately to mind. This one has a very specific spelling rather than Jenny or Jennifer, so maybe they are named after daughters or wives of developers!

The sign is a modern one, from 2010-15 but it is plain rather than featuring the usual council logo, perhaps signifying that it is a private road, unadopted by the council.

This is photo no.214 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
Thursday, 16 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
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Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0611 9658 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.1265N 1:54.8834W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0611 9659
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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