TL3163 : Bus shelter at Elsworth

taken 1 year ago, near to Elsworth, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Bus shelter at Elsworth
Bus shelter at Elsworth
An inscription tells us that "This shelter was erected by the Parish Council to mark the fortieth year in office of John W. Throssell, Clerk to the Council; and to celebrate the eightieth birthday of John W. Davison, a benefactor of the village."

The architect was P. Russell Gibbs, the builder Kenneth C. Throssell, and the thatcher Sidney T. Buckley. The work was completed in November 1959.

The shelter stands opposite the Poacher pub. Whippet Coaches provide two daily return services to Cambridge plus an early morning run to Bar Hill. An extension of the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway (operated by Stagecoach) also offers a commuter day return journey to St Ives and Cambridge city and rail station from Monday to Friday. There is no evening or Sunday service.

For the surroundings see Adrian Cable's photo TL3163 : Elsworth Village Notice Board & Bus Shelter, and for a more recent thatched example in Cambridgeshire see TL4056 : Foxcotte Bus Shelter.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 June, 2020   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 30 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bus Shelter 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 3153 6361 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:15.2968N 0:4.4691W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 3153 6359
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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