TQ3976 : Blackheath Pond

near to Blackheath, Lewisham, Great Britain

Blackheath Pond
Blackheath Pond
The pond at the eastern end of the heath was reconstructed with a concrete lining in about 2005 and can be artificially topped up. It attracts common water birds such as swans and ducks. The church in the background is St John's.
Blackheath
Blackheath is a district of South London, England. It is named from the large open public grassland.
The name is recorded in 1166 as Blachehedfeld and means the "dark coloured heathland". It is formed from the Old English 'blęc' and 'hǣth' and refers to the open space that was the meeting place of the ancient hundred of Blackheath. The name was later applied to the village that developed in the 19th century and was extended to the areas known as Blackheath Park and Blackheath Vale
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2007
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TQ3976, 161 images   (more nearby)
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Geograph
Date Taken
Sunday, 16 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 December, 2007
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Bird (from Tags)
Swan 
Place (from Tags)
Blackheath 
Category
Pond   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 398 764 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.2010N 0:0.7076E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 398 764
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Duck Pond 

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