SK5353 : Upper Lake

taken 8 years ago, near to Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Upper Lake
Upper Lake
Looking north-west along the length of the lake. Upper Lake is of Medieval origin, but was greatly extended in the 1740s by the eccentric 5th Lord Byron. The mock fort on the left was built about 1750 as an eye catcher and as a mooring for a ship which Lord Byron kept for entertaining his friends with mock naval battles on the lake.
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SK5353, 30 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 November, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 January, 2010
Category
Lake   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 538 539 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.7773N 1:11.8816W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 539 536
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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