TQ1469 : Path in the Waterhouse Woodland Garden, Bushy Park

taken 5 years ago, near to East Molesey, Surrey, Great Britain

Path in the Waterhouse Woodland Garden, Bushy Park
Path in the Waterhouse Woodland Garden, Bushy Park
Bushy was one of the three parks enclosed by Cardinal Wolsey in the early 16th century as part of his Hampton Court estate which was built from 1515 and given to Henry VIII along with the palace in 1525. In 1638-9 Charles I had a tributary of the River Colne diverted through Bushy Park to form the Longford River, bringing water right into the grounds of Hampton Court Palace. This provided a water supply for the various water features in the parks. Numerous smaller ponds and other water features in Bushy Park have been added at various times since the 16th century.

The Woodland Garden and the Waterhouse Plantation were developed around 1949 by J M Fisher, who was also responsible for the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park.

This view is of the main path from south to north. It meets the London LOOP a short way ahead. River Lodge is on the right.
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TQ1469, 189 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 13 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1480 6965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.8554N 0:21.0365W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1480 6963
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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