2015

TQ2486 : In Childs Hill Park

taken 9 years ago, near to Golders Green, Barnet, England

In Childs Hill Park
In Childs Hill Park
Childs Hill was probably named after Richard le Child, a local landowner in the 14th century. In the late 19th century, there was rapid housing development, and in 1891 the land for Childs Hill Park was gifted by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners to the Hendon Local Board. The park was opened soon after. A full history is given at LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

In this photograph, the white building on the far right is a cafe.

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Geographical Context: Park and Public Gardens other tags: Play Equipment Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Childs Hill [30] · Rapid Housing Development [3] ·
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TQ2486, 159 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Marathon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 March, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2481 8686 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.0086N 0:12.0397W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2480 8684
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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