SK3516 : Ivanhoe Terrace, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

taken 22 days ago, near to Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Ivanhoe Terrace, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Ivanhoe Terrace, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
In 1819 Sir Walter Scott published Ivanhoe, a novel partly set at Ashby Castle. Three years later the Ivanhoe Baths were opened, promoting the town as a spa (although in fact the water came from a colliery at Moira). The twin attractions of the castle ruins, with their newly acquired literary connection, and the baths made Ashby into a significant Georgian tourist centre. The visitors needed to be accommodated and this terrace on South Street was built for the purpose to a design by Robert Chaplin between 1822 and 1826.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Terrace (Housing) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3578 1662 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.7614N 1:28.2844W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3577 1659
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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