Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

High Street

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52°10'48"00°05'40" show decimal

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High Street
Grantchester

Grantchester is an old village, listed in the Domesday Book, and is believed to have been the site of a Roman fort (Granta is the Saxon name for the river Cam). It was later home to the famous English poet Rupert Brooke.

How to get here from Grantchester Meadows:

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Walk: Leave the meadow onto the High Street. +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

roadside

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableByron's Lodge / Church

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd May 2007 by Chuck Foster

"The tree on the small green in front of the Green Man pub has now grown to the point where you cannot see the church from the corner any more!"

Shada (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 16 Oct 1979
Skagra drives through a village back to his spaceship.

 

Additional Notes:

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Looking south along the High Street towards the Church of St. Andrew and St. Mary.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableThe Green Man

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd May 2007 by Chuck Foster

Shada (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 16 Oct 1979
Skagra drives through a village back to his spaceship.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableThe Red Lion

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 22nd May 2007 by Chuck Foster

"A photo from the green, showing how the tree by the Green Man now obscures the view."

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Shada (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 16 Oct 1979
Skagra drives through a village back to his spaceship.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd May 2007 by Chuck Foster

Shada (1)
Screen Shot

Shada (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 16 Oct 1979
Skagra arrives at his destination.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Grantchester Meadows (Shada). From the Red Lion pub, continue along to its end, and walk through the gate into the meadow.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Silver Street (Shada): 1.81 miles.

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Trumpington Street (Shada): 1.81 miles.

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Botolph Lane (Shada): 1.85 miles.

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The Backs (The Five Doctors, Shada): 1.86 miles.

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Free School Lane (Shada): 1.87 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Granchester - Village website

Related Stories

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Shada [16 Oct 1979]

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