TQ0571 : Path on Shortwood Common

taken 3 years ago, near to Staines, Surrey, Great Britain

Path on Shortwood Common
Path on Shortwood Common
Animals have been grazed here for centuries and in 1794 a man was sentenced to whipping for stealing Mr Watson's geese from Shortwood Common. In the past parts of Shortwood Common have been a golf course and a Victorian rubbish tip. Shortwood Pond was probably dug as a gravel pit in the early to mid 19th century.

This view is of the main path across the Common. In the other direction it is enclosed from here eastwards until it reaches Queens Walk.
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TQ0571, 30 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0507 7176 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.1064N 0:29.3905W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0514 7177
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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