TQ4857 : The Maze, Chevening

taken 7 years ago, near to Chevening, Kent, Great Britain

The Maze, Chevening
The Maze, Chevening
Designed in 1820 by Philip Stanhope, the Fourth Earl of Stanhope, whose seat was here at Chevening. The Earl was a mathematician, and was the first maze designer to realise that by including islands in his designs, those who used the "hand on wall" approach to solving a maze could be confounded. His maze here at Chevening is an example of this "insoluble" design.
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TQ4857, 126 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 June, 2010
Category
Leisure Facilities > Maze   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 486 576 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.9081N 0:7.8140E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 485 576
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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