TQ1971 : Richmond Park

taken 3 years ago, near to Ham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

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Richmond Park
Richmond Park
A drinking trough for animals near an entrance to Richmond Park.
Richmond Park :: TQ2073
Richmond Park is a 2,360 acre (3.69 sq mi) park within London. It is the largest of the Royal Parks in London and Britain's second largest urban walled park after Sutton Park, Birmingham. It is close to Richmond, Ham, Kingston upon Thames, Wimbledon, Roehampton and East Sheen. The park is famous for its red and fallow deer, which number over six hundred. The park is a National Nature Reserve. There is access to the park through several gates and many footpaths cross the park.
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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association
The Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association was founded in 1859 initially to provide clean drinking water in public places for people in London, but soon extended to include animals and also outside London itself. It is still active, with the objectives of:

The promotion of the provision of drinking water for people and animals in the United Kingdom and Overseas
The preservation of the Association's archive materials, artefacts, drinking fountains, cattle troughs and other installations.

For full details of its history, see LinkExternal link.
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TQ1971, 194 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
South West London  Richmond Park 
Near (from Tags)
Kingston 
Park (from Tags)
Richmond Park 
Primary Subject of Photo
Trough 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1996 7107 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.5571N 0:16.5578W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1997 7106
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Trough  Animal Drinking Trough  Drinking Trough  Water Trough 

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