SK4038 : The Lake, Locko Park

near to Stanley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Lake, Locko Park
The Lake, Locko Park
A privately owned, 300 acre estate north of Spondon, the land-owners family dating back to the 11th century.The present hall was built in 1720 by Francis Smith of Warwick. The landscaping of the park and lake was the work of William Emes and John Webb in the late 1700s, the commission having previously been turned down by Capability Brown.The grounds are also now used as a wedding and corporate events venue.
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2012
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4093 3858 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.5834N 1:23.5423W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4081 3805
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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