TQ2734 : Dam, Tilgate Lake

taken 7 years ago, near to Crawley, West Sussex, Great Britain

Dam, Tilgate Lake
Dam, Tilgate Lake
The dam has recently been improved and upgraded. LinkExternal link
Tilgate Lake (Campbell Lake)
Tilgate Lake is one of three recreational lakes in Tilgate Park. It was once a mediaeval hammer pond linked to the iron industry, but now is purely ornamental. Campbell Lake is due to its association with Sir Malcolm Campbell, who conducted floatation tests on this lake.
Tilgate Park
Tilgate Park is a large park in Crawley purchased by the Borough Council in 1960.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2796 3462 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.7971N 0:10.4392W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2783 3456
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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