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TQ6039 :: Dunorlan Lake

Taken 9 years ago by Oast House Archive near Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Dunorlan Lake by Oast House Archive
Dunorlan Lake

Ducks swim away into the sunset at the east side of Dunorlan Park lake
Dunorlan Park
Dunorlan Park was once the private grounds of a large and very grand mansion owned by the Yorkshire born millionaire, Henry Reed. The garden was laid out in the 1850s and 1860s by the renowned Victorian gardener Robert Marnock. Although the mansion no longer exists, the garden is one of the best preserved examples of Marnock's work. James Pulham also contributed to the park and many of the features are made from Pulhamite. Dunorlan Park is now an historically important (Grade II listed LinkExternal link ) and much loved public park. The Heritage Lottery Fund award of £2.1 million has enabled the restoration of Dunorlan's historic features and improved access into and around the park. The park contains a number of amenities including a cafe, boating lake, putting green, car parks, toilets, as well as rolling Wealden countryside. For a map see LinkExternal link
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Subject Grid Square TQ6039
Subject Lat/Long 51.133033,0.286704 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Photographer Oast House Archive
Taken 20111120 201111 2011 (about 9 years ago)
Submitted 2011-11-27
Snippet Dunorlan Park ·
Context Park and Public Gardens ·
Tag Sunset ·
Group Ducks · Dunorlan Lake · Ducks Swim away into the Sunset · East side of Dunorlan Park Lake ·
Term dunorlan park · sunset · ducks ·

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