SU7510 : The Avenue, Stansted Forest

taken 12 years ago, near to Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, Great Britain

The Avenue, Stansted Forest
The Avenue, Stansted Forest
This avenue is a mile and a half long and was laid out in the early 18th century and replanted with beech trees in 1820. According to Daniel Defoe who visited in 1724, "... [you could] see the town and harbour of Portsmouth, the ships at Spithead and also at St Helens [Isle of Wight]," all from the dining room of Stansted House. This view was taken from the road to Forestside that crosses this avenue.
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SU7510, 206 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 August, 2006
Category
Road > Avenue   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 752 104 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.2921N 0:55.9360W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 753 104
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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