TM1714 : Clacton-on-Sea: Model Yacht Pond

taken 1 month ago, near to Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, Great Britain

Clacton-on-Sea: Model Yacht Pond
Clacton-on-Sea: Model Yacht Pond
This amenity is at the south-west end of the formal seafront gardens, and on the south-east side of Marine Parade West.

The first Ordnance Survey large scale map available online that shows such a pond here dates from 1939. This one and all subsequent ones available show a more elaborate feature with rounded ends rather than the simple rectangular shape of the present one.

A local council noticeboard nearby describes the amenity, somewhat bizarrely, as "favourable with young and old, residents and non residents"...
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1723 1419 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.0508N 1:8.8824E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1722 1417
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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