TL8646 : Ha-ha at Melford Hall

taken 5 years ago, near to Long Melford, Suffolk, Great Britain

Ha-ha at Melford Hall
Ha-ha at Melford Hall
Melford Hall was built at the start of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, although little of the Elizabethan work survives inside, not helped by a fire in 1942 which destroyed much of the North Wing. Beatrix Potter was a frequent visitor to the house and set many scenes in her books here.

This view in the garden looks across the ha-ha at the front of the house to the park. A ha-ha enables uninterrupted views from the house across the park without deer being able to enter the grounds and gardens around the house. See LinkExternal link for more information about ha-has.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8672 4623 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:4.9756N 0:43.4194E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8669 4621
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Ha-Ha  National Trust Property 

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