SP2980 : Dessicated paddling pool, Allesley Park

taken 8 years ago, near to Allesley, Coventry, Great Britain

Dessicated paddling pool, Allesley Park
Dessicated paddling pool, Allesley Park
Sorry kids, paddling pools are 'out'. Cost of keeping litter, dogs, yoofs, broken glass out etc. etc. You might still find one with water at St Nicholas Park, Warwick if you can drag your parents that far.

The old playground area - replaced by a new one nearer the golf course.

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Allesley Park, Coventry
The park has its origins as a medieval deer park, part of which became the landscaped grounds around Allesley Hall mansion which dated from around 1700. The mansion was replaced c. 1910 with the present Allesley Hall building and it and the surrounding lands were gifted to the people of Coventry in the 1960s. Part of the land was built on to form the Allesley Park estate and the slopes between the hall and Allesley village became a public park.

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SP2980, 71 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  Sport, Leisure 
Former (from Tags)
Paddling Pool 
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Gone 
Category
Leisure Facilities > Recreation ground   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 298 802 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.1817N 1:33.7727W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 298 802
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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