TQ2767 : Bridge over the River Wandle

taken 2 years ago, near to Morden, Merton, Great Britain

Bridge over the River Wandle
Bridge over the River Wandle
River Wandle
A short river (9 miles) flowing entirely within southern London. It rises at Waddon Pond (Croydon) and flows north to meet the River Thames at Wandsworth.
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Ravensbury Park :: TQ2668
Ravensbury Park is a public park in Mitcham. An area of 7 hectares is designated a Local Nature Reserve. The River Wandle runs along the southern boundary of the park, which is also part of the Upper Wandle River Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation.
The park was part of the medieval Ravensbury Manor, which dated back to the thirteenth century. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the site was the location of a calico mill. In 1929 Mitcham, Merton and Morden Councils purchased part of the former gardens and opened the site as Ravensbury Park in 1930. Some of the trees date back two hundred years. Part of the park was later converted to a nature reserve, including a riverside walk along the River Wandle. It has a range of wetland birds, extensive woodland and a mixture of wildlife habitats
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 16 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2715 6784 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.7214N 0:10.4256W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2712 6785
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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