2015

SP1096 : Wheels and walks, Sutton Park in spring

taken 9 years ago, near to Royal Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England

Wheels and walks, Sutton Park in spring
Wheels and walks, Sutton Park in spring
Sunshine brought the crowds to this wonderful park. This is a view out of Hill Hurst, one of the hursts or blocks of holly-oak-pine woodland that have their origins in the royal hunting park SP1096 : Holly thicket, Holly Hurst, Sutton Park.
Sutton Park :: SP1196

Sutton Park occupies over 2,000 acres to the north of Birmingham and immediately west of Sutton Coldfield town centre. It includes heathland, woodland, wetland and marshes and has seven lakes. It was originally established as a royal forest by the Anglo-Saxon Kings of Mercia and became a deer park in Norman times. The park was given to the people of Sutton Coldfield in 1528 by the King at the behest of Bishop John Vesey and is currently managed by Birmingham City Council. It has been designated as a National Nature Reserve by English Nature.


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Geographical Context: Lowlands Park and Public Gardens Suburb, Urban fringe Woodland, Forest Heath, Scrub Place: Sutton Coldfield Park: Sutton Park Postcode District: B74 other tags: Public Open Space Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · View in Sutton Park [7] · Hill Hurst [6] ·
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SP1096, 60 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Robin Stott   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 6 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 August, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1021 9632 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8770N 1:51.0486W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1021 9632
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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