TQ5694 : Shepherd's Lane, Weald Country Park

taken 5 years ago, near to Pilgrims Hatch, Essex, Great Britain

Shepherd's Lane, Weald Country Park
Shepherd's Lane, Weald Country Park
At nearly 500 acres, Weald Country Park is the largest of the Essex County Council Country Parks. Parkland has been established here for more than 700 years. In the Middle Ages Weald Country Park was part of a hunting ground, used by medieval monarchs and also by the abbots of Waltham. The lakes, the tree-lined avenues, and large parkland trees are the result of the landscaping carried out in the 18th century.

The Country Park consists of woodland and grassland, and has two lakes as well as several ponds. A map of Weald Country Park can be seen at LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) See also LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

This is Shepherd's Lane which is the main north-south track through the centre of the Country Park. It keeps here to the western part of the woodland known as The Forest.
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TQ5694, 37 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5699 9494 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.8823N 0:16.0132E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5698 9499
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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