SZ0796 : East Howe: Leybourne Close

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

East Howe: Leybourne Close
East Howe: Leybourne Close
A short cul-de-sac of the detached segment of Leybourne Avenue (SZ0796 : Northbourne: the stub of Leybourne Avenue), appearing on street plans by about 1972, which seems about right judging by the little terrace of council houses which we can see in the distance.

The road sign is a standard one from around 2000-2006, perhaps a little earlier, featuring the borough coat of arms and incorporating a no-through-road sign.

This is photo no.243 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, 16 January, 2021
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0742 9627 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.9583N 1:53.7692W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0740 9627
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Road Sign  Road  No Through Road  Council Housing 

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