2014

TQ4275 : Well Hall Pleasaunce, Eltham SE9

taken 10 years ago, near to Eltham, Greenwich, England

Well Hall Pleasaunce, Eltham SE9
Well Hall Pleasaunce, Eltham SE9
Part of the moat and the rear elevation of the Tudor barn. A small hamlet on the road (track?) from Eltham to Woolwich was all that existed here during medieval times. "Kidbrooke layne" bisected the hamlet and at its southern corner stood Well Hall House plus its out-buildings. The outbuildings included this carefully preserved Tudor barn. The manor house has long been demolished, although this moat also survives. The barn - now a restaurant, with a first floor function suite - was built c.1525 by William Roper, the son in law of Sir Thomas More. A brook enters the moat by the clumps of reeds in the distance. Several entrances into this public park lie ahead, as does Well Hall Road (the A205).

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Sport, Leisure Rivers, Streams, Drainage Park and Public Gardens Business, Retail, Services Suburb, Urban fringe Primary Subject: Moat other tags: Brook Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Hall Pleasaunce [23] · Tudor Barn [13] · Moat also Survives [6] Title Clusters: · Well Hall Pleasaunce, Eltham SE9 [6] ·
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TQ4275, 134 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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David Hallam-Jones   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 4 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 May, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4244 7505 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3910N 0:2.9261E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4243 7505
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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