TQ3369 : South Norwood Lake

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

South Norwood Lake
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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TQ3369, 190 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
South Norwood 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3399 6924 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.3819N 0:4.4984W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3395 6922
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Lake  Sailing Boat 

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