TQ3070 : Chestnut trees, Streatham Common

taken 7 years ago, near to Streatham, Lambeth, Great Britain

Chestnut trees, Streatham Common
Chestnut trees, Streatham Common
Streatham Common
Streatham Common is a large open space at the southern tip of Lambeth. It offers areas of woodland, grassland, wild flower meadows and a picnic areas. It also contains The Rookery, a small and enchanting formal garden.
There are many different facilities available, including a café, children's playground and paddling pool. The common is also used for fairs and events during the summer and autumn.
Wildlife features include the largest areas of both acid grassland and woodland in Lambeth. The Capital Ring, a long distance path passes through it.
Chestnut Trees
Castanea sativa or sweet chestnut is a species of flowering plant in the family Fagaceae, native to Europe and Asia Minor, and widely cultivated throughout the temperate world. A substantial, long-lived deciduous tree, it produces an edible seed, the chestnut, which has been used in cooking since ancient times.
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Aesculus hippocastanum is a large deciduous tree, commonly known as horse-chestnut or conker tree.
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TQ3070, 146 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 June, 2010
Category
Chestnuts   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 303 707 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.2639N 0:7.6457W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 303 707
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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