Beautiful plazas, or squares, link the streets in Oviedo. Sometimes they are bustling with people, sometimes peaceful, and sometimes deserted. They are always fascinating!
We stayed in an AirBnB near the Puerta San Pedro in Lugo from which it was easy to walk into the town and explore. In an historic town like Lugo you can just wander through the streets from one site … Continued
Bradshaw says ‘..The Kennington Road, leading to Kennington Common and the southern suburbs, is a spacious well-inhabited thoroughfare, with some neat squares and terraces adjoining.’ We have visited some of the squares and terraces and today, a dull day in London, … Continued
Bradshaw says ‘..The Kennington Road, leading to Kennington Common and the southern suburbs, is a spacious well-inhabited thoroughfare, with some neat squares and terraces adjoining.’ Today the road is the A23 from Lambeth North Station to the A3 at Kennington Park, … Continued
Percy Circus is named after Robert Percy Smith, the brother of a Director of the New River Company and this was the last development on land belonging to the Company, begun in 1841 and completed in 1853. The northern end of Percy … Continued
The area to the north of the Chapel, Spa Fields, was open countryside in 1790s, and still in 1801. Merlin’s Cave, at the top of the hill, was a pub. The land is this area was privately owned and when leases expired … Continued
I explored this route twice, once on a sunny afternoon and once at the end of the day, so the photographs reflect the different light at these times. Russell Square was part of a grand redevelopment plan by the Earls … Continued