TQ2686 : Vale of Health, Hampstead Heath

taken 12 years ago, near to Hampstead, Camden, Great Britain

Vale of Health, Hampstead Heath
Vale of Health, Hampstead Heath
In the 18th century this area was notorious as a malarial marsh, according to the London Encyclopaedia. In 1777 the Hampstead Water Company drained the marsh, and it became an area of fashionable residences. This view from the heath above extends down to towers in the City of London and Docklands.
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TQ2686, 428 images   (more nearby )
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Saturday, 20 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 20 August, 2005
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Residential   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 266 866 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.8445N 0:10.4966W
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