NT0467 : Peel Park

taken 8 years ago, near to Livingston Village, West Lothian, Great Britain

Peel Park
Peel Park
This part of the park represents the gardens of Livigston House. According to the gazetteer for Scotland "The garden of the old mansion-house contained, about the middle of the 17th century, a large typical collection of plants, forming a sort of botanic garden, and amounting to about 1000 species-for those days a very large number. It was formed by Sir Patrick Murray of Livingston, one of the most promising men of science of his time, who died, while quite a young man, during a journey on the Continent, undertaken for the purpose of increasing his botanical knowledge. The plants were then removed to Edinburgh by Sir Andrew Balfour, and formed a large proportion of those with which the first Botanic Garden of that city-the Old Physic Gardens-was stocked in 1670".
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Sunday, 25 July, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 040 675 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.4840N 3:32.1355W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 040 675
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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