TQ3469 : Sailing on South Norwood Lake

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

Sailing on South Norwood Lake
Sailing on South Norwood Lake
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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TQ3469, 76 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 3402 6934 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.4354N 0:4.4702W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3407 6925
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Lake  Sailing Boats 

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