SJ6491 : Walled Garden, Birchwood

taken 12 years ago, near to Birchwood, Warrington, Great Britain

Walled Garden, Birchwood
Walled Garden, Birchwood
In 1939 much of this area was acquired by the Government by compulsory purchase for the construction of Risley Royal Ordnance Factory . A huge complex covering 927 acres of prime agricultural land was built; including 1,800 small buildings and a network of roads and railway links. In 1968 Warrington and Runcorn Development Corporation acquired the site.The walled garden has been created from the former Factory reservoir.
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SJ6491, 31 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2006
Category
Woodland > Woodland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 648 915 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.1471N 2:31.8663W
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