TQ1872 : Entrance to Pembroke Lodge

taken 4 years ago, near to Ham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

Entrance to Pembroke Lodge
Entrance to Pembroke Lodge
Georgian Mansion in the heart of Richmond Park popular for weddings LinkExternal link

At some time prior to 1754, the Lodge began life as a humble cottage of one room, occupied by a molecatcher whose sole duty was to reduce the peril presented to huntsmen by molehills

Bertrand Russell, the philosopher and mathematician, spent his early years here between 1876 and 1894

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Richmond Park :: TQ2073
Richmond Park is a 2,360 acre (3.69 sq mi) park within London. It is the largest of the Royal Parks in London and Britain's second largest urban walled park after Sutton Park, Birmingham. It is close to Richmond, Ham, Kingston upon Thames, Wimbledon, Roehampton and East Sheen. The park is famous for its red and fallow deer, which number over six hundred. The park is a National Nature Reserve. There is access to the park through several gates and many footpaths cross the park.
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TQ1872, 124 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Richmond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 18679 72834 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.5245N 0:17.6274W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 18697 72844
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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