TQ4387 : Entrance to Valentines Park

taken 5 years ago, near to Ilford, Redbridge, Great Britain

Entrance to Valentines Park
Entrance to Valentines Park
The mansion is believed to have been originally built in 1696-7, though it was largely reconstructed in the 18th century.

The southern part of what is now Valentines Park was declared officially open to the public "for ever" on 16th September 1899 when it was called Central Park. The grand opening was attended by 10,000 people. At this point Central Park extended to just 47 acres. With further purchases the park was gradually extended to its present size of 136 acres and renamed in the early 20th century.

This is one of the entrances from Cranbrook Road. See LinkExternal link for more information.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4331 8733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.9984N 0:3.9762E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4331 8732
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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