TQ1461 : Oxshott Heath: horse rides

taken 4 years ago, near to Oxshott, Surrey, Great Britain

Oxshott Heath: horse rides
Oxshott Heath: horse rides
To the left is the horse ride along the southern perimeter of Oxshott Heath, which shortly veers left to run alongside and then north-west from Warren Lane; to the right is the track to the Heath car park, also public bridleway Esher 63a. The bridleway terminates on Warren Lane, so most riders fork left here.
Oxshott Heath :: TQ1361
An area of common land, now mainly woodland, extending to around 80ha, contiguous with Esher Common to the north, and straddling Warren Lane and Sandy Lane. Although owned by Elmbridge Borough Council, Oxshott Heath is managed by a board of conservators established by a provisional order made under the Commons Act 1876, and confirmed by the Commons Regulation (Oxshott) Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1904. Unusually, the common was exempted from registration as common land under the Commons Registration Act 1965. Some small parts of the common remain heathland, particularly on the slopes north of Oxshott station, while efforts have been made to recreate heath near the sandpit west of Warren Lane.
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TQ1461, 48 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 August, 2013   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 10 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1416 6104 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.2199N 0:21.7542W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1414 6103
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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