TQ5838 : Strange's Grove, Tunbridge Wells Common

taken 10 years ago, near to Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Great Britain

Strange's Grove, Tunbridge Wells Common
Strange's Grove, Tunbridge Wells Common
Planted c.1810-20 by Edward Hilder Strange, proprietor of the Royal Kentish Hotel, Link as an ornamental avenue leading down to his front entrance. It consisted originally of some forty sycamores and chestnuts, but many trees have been replaced in subsequent years.
Tunbridge Wells Common :: TQ5839
Tunbridge Wells Common is a 104 hectare open space close to the centre of town. Comprising mixed oak woodland and open areas. Originally a common where animals grazed, but trees have grown as grazing declined. Underlain by Tunbridge Wells Sandstone (Lower Cretaceous), which outcrops in several places across the common. Owned by the Borough Council but looked after by the Tunbridge Wells Common Conservators LinkExternal link .
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TQ5838, 1567 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 April, 2010
Category
Grove   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 581 388 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.6316N 0:15.5127E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 581 388
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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