TQ8353 : Path through Leeds Castle Grounds

taken 5 years ago, near to Broomfield, Kent, Great Britain

Path through Leeds Castle Grounds
Path through Leeds Castle Grounds
On the right of the path are Weeping Willows
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle is a moated castle, near Maidstone in Kent. The building consists of three parts, each with its own entrance, drawbridge, gateway, and portcullis.

The origins of Leeds Castle date back to 1119 when Robert De Crevecoeur built the original castle. In 1278 it was the home of King Edward I of England and queen Eleanor of Castile and the castle was significantly remodelled. Much of the castles present-day appearance were from changes that were made during this time.
Weeping Willow
Salix babylonica (Babylon willow or weeping willow); is a species of willow native to areas of northern China, but cultivated for millennia elsewhere in Asia, being traded along the Silk Road to southwest Asia and Europe.
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TQ8353, 453 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths 
Place (from Tags)
Leeds Castle 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tree 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8332 5325 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.9373N 0:37.5208E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 83365 53210
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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