TQ3065 : Waddon Ponds

taken 4 years ago, near to Beddington, Sutton, Great Britain

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Waddon Ponds
Waddon Ponds
One of the headwaters of the River Wandle. In the 18th/19th century the Wandle was perhaps the most industrially-exploited river in the country: its rapid drop to the Thames made it possible to construct mills very close together along much of its length. Waddon Ponds, I suspect, began as a millpond.
Across the pond, the backs of houses on The Ridgeway.
River Wandle
A short river (9 miles) flowing entirely within southern London. It rises at Waddon Pond (Croydon) and flows north to meet the River Thames at Wandsworth.
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TQ3065, 161 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Friday, 1 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building Type (from Tags)
Semi-Detached House 
Housing (from Tags)
Semi Detached 
River (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3092 6508 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.1818N 0:7.2371W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3095 6512
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Pond  Semi-Detached Housing  Semi-Detached House  Semi-Detached  Semi Detached Houses  Semi-Detached Houses 

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