TQ0471 : Stile on to Shortwood Common

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

Stile on to Shortwood Common
Stile on to 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 photograph is taken from London Road (A30). This was a Roman road.
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TQ0471, 85 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0452 7190 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.1880N 0:29.8626W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0448 7192
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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