TQ0898 : Watford: The Grove

taken 8 years ago, near to Hunton Bridge, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Watford: The Grove
Watford: The Grove
This lake is now part of the landscaped golf course at The Grove, on the north side of the access road. However a glance at the 1883 Ordnance Survey map shows that it was once part of a much larger lake that stretched continuously down to Grove Mill, with the access road passing over it by a bridge, rather than today's embankment.

On the first day of the 2010s a thin sheet of ice still covers the northern end.
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TQ0898, 35 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 January, 2010
Category
Lake   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 084 988 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.6881N 0:25.9730W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 085 987
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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