TQ4793 : Beacon at Hainault Forest Country Park

taken 8 years ago, near to Lambourne End, Essex, Great Britain

Beacon at Hainault Forest Country Park
Beacon at Hainault Forest Country Park
Donated by British Gas 31 December 1999.
Hainault Forest Country Park :: TQ4792
Once a royal forest much was laid to waste following an Act of Parliament in 1851 which authorised the cutting down and removal of the trees. This devastation led a local politician, Edward North Buxton, and local people to set about saving the forest. It is now owned and managed by the Woodland Trust. The forest consists of hornbeam pollards, oaks and ash trees. Hainault is a unique site as it features open heathland some of which has been planted up and the dense woodland of the ancient forest.
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 6 January, 2010
Beacon   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 47814 93346 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.1720N 0:8.0242E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 47812 93339
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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