SP9310 : Tring Park - Copper Beeches and Park Wood

taken 6 years ago, near to Tring, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Tring Park - Copper Beeches and Park Wood
Tring Park - Copper Beeches and Park Wood
A view of eastern section of Tring Park with the northern end of Park Wood in the background. Nearer the camera area splendid group of six Copper Beeches. These beeches have been planted close together in a hexagon and appear at first sight to be one enormous spreading tree. A closer view of these can be found here SP9310 : Copper Beeches, Tring Park.
Tring Park :: SP9210
Tring Park is the former grounds of The Mansion in Tring, which has had several owners including Sir William Gore, Lord Mayor of London; Sir Drummond Smith, a London banker and from 1823 William Kay, a Manchester textile magnate. In 1872 Lionel de Rothschild, who had been leasing it since 1838, bought it as a wedding present for his son, Nathaniel who later founded the famous Zoological Museum that still survives next door to the mansion and is now part of the Natural History Museum.
The park was laid out in the style of Capability Brown during Drummond Smith's tenancy. The park is now owned by Dacorum Borough Council and has been maintained by the Woodland Trust since 1993 LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 24 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9312 1086 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.3194N 0:39.0796W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 93006 10836
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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