ST1320 : Park entrance and Beech Grove, Wellington

taken 8 years ago, near to Wellington, Somerset, Great Britain

Park entrance and Beech Grove, Wellington
Park entrance and Beech Grove, Wellington
On the left is one of three similar entrances to Wellington Park, "a roughcast, clay-tiled archway and oak gates, erected, like the other park buildings, by the local firm Messrs Follett Bros (Wellington Weekly News 1903)" LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . On the right is Beech Grove: "The site donated to the town by Messrs Fox Bros included, on its north-east boundary, a row of mature beech trees, after which the adjacent road was named Beech Grove. It has been suggested that the trees and road mark the course of a former drive to The Court, a C16 mansion which stands to the south-east of the park".
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ST1320, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 October, 2009
Category
Gate entrance   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1347 2063 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.7132N 3:14.0366W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1348 2063
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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