SJ9682 : The South Lawn and Reflection Lake

near to Higher Poynton, Cheshire, Great Britain

The South Lawn and Reflection Lake
The South Lawn and Reflection Lake
A view from Lyme Hall, looking across the south lawn, towards the lake.
Lyme Park
Lyme Park is a large estate located south of Disley, Cheshire, England. It is owned and administered by the National Trust with financial support from Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.

The estate consists of a mansion house, dating from the latter part of the 16th century, surrounded by formal gardens set within in a large park. The estate was granted to Sir Thomas Danyers in 1346 and passed to the Leghs of Lyme by marriage in 1388. It remained in their possession until 1946 when it was given to the National Trust.

The house is the largest in Cheshire, and has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building. The surrounding gardens and park are listed at Grade II* in the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

LinkExternal link - Lyme Park House and Garden, official National Trust site
LinkExternal link - Wikipedia article
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9646 8229 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.2501N 2:3.2775W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9645 8233
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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