TQ2497 : Entering Hadley Green on the LOOP

taken 11 years ago, near to Monken Hadley, Barnet, Great Britain

Entering Hadley Green on the LOOP
Entering Hadley Green on the LOOP
King George's Field, Monken Hadley :: TQ2596

King George's Fields is a Local Nature Reserve. The twenty hectare site consists of a patchwork of fields, intersected by overgrown hedgerows, narrow strips of woodland and small streams. There are a number of magnificent old oaks, and breeding birds include sparrowhawk, willow warbler and chaffinch. There are also a number of common butterflies and the uncommon chimney sweeper moth.
It is one of many King George's Fields all over the country, established after the death of George V, who died in 1936.
The London Loop walk passes through the site.

London Outer Orbital Path (LOOP)

Starting at the Thames at Erith and finishing on the opposite north bank at Coldharbour, the Loop (London Outer Orbital Path) is 150 miles long, passing through numerous woods, commons and parks and on waterside paths alongside the Grand Union Canal and London rivers such as the Colne, Crane, Cray, Darent and Ingrebourne.

Monkton Hadley (Hadley Green)

Monken Hadley is an ancient country village north of Barnet, it is now a suburban development situated on the very edge of Greater London. The church dates back to the 15th century. Many of the buildings are listed. The village is close to the site of the Battle of Barnet (1471). Part of the village is Hadley Green a local nature reserve.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 28 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 246 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.5321N 0:11.9512W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 246 971
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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