TQ3070 : In The Rookery

taken 7 years ago, near to West Norwood, Croydon, Great Britain

In The Rookery
In The Rookery
The original Streatham Spa was founded when springs of medicinal value were discovered on Streatham Common in 1660. By the end of the 17th century, Streatham's fame as a spa resort was at its height. The Streatham Spa wells had stood in the grounds of the large estate known as The Rookery. The Rookery was opened to the public in 1913, after the 18th century house had been demolished. It is now the best-kept formal garden in the Borough of Lambeth. The well on the left is the site of one of the three original wells.
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TQ3070, 160 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3096 7081 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.2709N 0:7.0759W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3094 7079
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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