SE6250 : Sports field

near to Heslington, York, Great Britain

Sports field
Sports field
One of the sports fields at the university, situated almost on the boundary with Walmgate stray.
University of York
Founded in 1963 as one of seven new build universities in the 1960s. Initially comprising a main campus (now known as Heslington West) and King's Manor in the city centre, a new campus is under construction and is known as Heslington East. These two main campuses exist to the south-east of York surrounding the village of Heslington, and the city is about a 20 minute walk away. The university has a collegiate system, with seven undergraduate and one post graduate colleges and all members of the university are assigned to a college. For more information see the university website LinkExternal link
Heslington West
The original Heslington campus at the University of York is now referred to as Heslington West to differentiate it from the more recent Heslington East campus. Construction began on this campus in 1964, building on the grounds of Heslington Hall. The Hall still remains housing various administrative arms of the university. The west campus is built around a large artificial lake with Central Hall in the middle of the campus. As well as students, the university is home to large numbers of waterfowl, especially geese and ducks as well as several black swans. Running through the north of the campus is University Road, with Chemistry, Alcuin College, the library and a few other buildings to the north of it. On the south west Heslington Lane runs from Heslington to Fulford splitting Halifax college and 22 acres sports fields from the rest of the campus.
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Saturday, 13 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 24 August, 2011
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Sport, Leisure  Educational sites 
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York  University of York  Heslington 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6201 5007 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:56.5820N 1:3.4074W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6195 5001
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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