TQ3369 : Old Notice Board, South Norwood Lake

taken 4 years ago, near to South Norwood, Croydon, Great Britain

Old Notice Board, South Norwood Lake
Old Notice Board, South Norwood Lake
This is near to the entrance to the lake LinkExternal link .
As this board shows pre-decimalisation charges, it dates from before February 1971. For comparison, the board shows a tariff of 2 shillings (10p) per rod per day. The 2013 charge is 4.60 per adult per day.
South Norwood Lake and Grounds
South Norwood Lake and Grounds is a park of 11.5 hectares.
The lake itself once served as a reservoir for the Croydon Canal. It is now used by local anglers, who fish for carp, bream and perch among others, and Croydon Sailing Club. The lake is also home to a variety of aquatic birds including a number of great crested grebes as well as regularly-sighted herons.
As well as the lake there is a bowling green, tennis and basketball courts, football pitches, a cricket pitch, a playground and a trim trail. The grounds are managed by Croydon Council.
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TQ3369, 190 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
South Norwood 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3397 6919 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.3553N 0:4.5167W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3397 6919
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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