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The bridge abutment on the south bank of the former lake.

The header picture is the south abutment of the former bridge which allowed access from Lakeside Cottage around the west side of the lake, marked (D) on the Lake Plan, Click here for a larger plan of the lake.

Key Plan of the Former Lake


Closeup of the Bridge abutment on the opposite bank at (D)

Victorian View of the Lake 1882


The two photographs above and below are of the lake in the 1880's taken by the architect George Fowler jones, more on his work will be revealed in due course. The two pictures are a view from left to right, the upper picture being on the left and the lower being to the right. [August 2011]

A dark side to the Area of the Former Lake

It seems hard to imagine that a place once so eloquently described in a poem, could later become the scene for a deadly murder, but that is what happened in 1975, see the article in Odd Tales about the tragic slaying of Christopher Robin Cooper in the summer of 1975.

Memorial to Christopher Cooper

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