TQ1570 : Cobbler's Walk, Bushy Park

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

Cobbler's Walk, Bushy Park
Cobbler's Walk, Bushy Park
Cobbler's Walk

A footpath through Bushy Park named Cobbler's Way records Timothy Bennet's campaign in 1754 for free access through the park between Hampton Wick and Hampton Town's End. This, and other paths had effectively been closed in 1734 when the 2nd Earl of Halifax had enclosed the park within a wall.
Timothy Bennet had his business at Hampton Wick. He became much exercised by the inconvenience caused to residents by the closure. Those living in Hampton Wick had to take a longer walk to go to church in Hampton and Hampton residents found Kingston Market a longer journey.

Bushy Park :: TQ1669

Bushy Park is the second largest of London's Royal Parks, at 445 hectares in area, and lies immediately north of Hampton Court Palace and Hampton Court Park.
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TQ1570, 97 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 November, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 December, 2020
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1580 7002 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.0427N 0:20.1668W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1572 7004
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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