SJ6855 : Queen's Park: playground (1)

taken 6 years ago, near to Wistaston Green, Cheshire, Great Britain

Queen's Park: playground (1)
Queen's Park: playground (1)
Play facilities near the eastern gates to the park.
Queen's Park, Crewe

The main public park for the town of Crewe, opened in 1888 and covering about 17 hectares. The park is elliptical in shape, surrounded by a carriage drive, and laid out quite formally. It was extensively restored c.2010. Facilities include a boating lake (formed from the Valley Brook, a minor tributary of the River Weaver), minigolf, cafe, children's playground and bandstand. At the centre of the park is a memorial to the fallen of the South African War of 1899-1902.

The official name is Queen's Park (the queen in question being Victoria) but locals also just call it Crewe Park.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 21 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6894 5561 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.8069N 2:27.9179W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6893 5559
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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