TQ8010 : Buckshole Reservoir

taken 7 years ago, near to Hollington, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Buckshole Reservoir
Buckshole Reservoir
Reservoir in Alexandra Park designated for coarse fishing
Buckshole Reservoir
A reservoir in Alexandra Park designated for coarse fishing. Buckshole was dammed in 1852 to supply clean water to St Leonards. It is from 10 - 14 feet deep, and has large carp and some pike (20lb). The region supports a large variety of wildlife including swans, dragonflies and unusual water birds.
Alexandra Park :: TQ8110
Alexandra Park was officially opened on June 26 1882 by the Prince and Princess of Wales (Princess Alexandra). Alexandra Park achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award for the fourth year running in 2008. As a Grade II Park of Historic Interest, Alexandra Park has also achieved the coveted Green Heritage Award. A three-year restoration programme, financed through the Heritage Lottery Fund, is now complete. 3.464m has been spent restoring buildings and planting areas, reconstructing paths, providing new railings, a fantastic new playground and much more.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 80583 10867 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.1459N 0:33.9022E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 80648 10866
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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