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Monday, 2 August 2010

Stamford Park

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Today's photo shows the duck pond in Stamford Park, on the border between Ashton and Stalybridge.

The park was originally the grounds of Highfield Hall, which was situated at the top of the grassy slope, just left of the centre of the picture. In 1873 the grounds were opened as a municipal park shared between Ashton and Stalybridge. Highfield House itself was demolished in the 1950s. The park is shortly to have a major facelift.

"Stamford Park" is my contribution to this week's "My World" feature. Please check out the other blogs participating in this week's My World.

See Bird's Eye View of this location.


  1. It's great that the park will soon be improved. We all need spaces in which to enjoy nature!

  2. Very nice place, thanks for sharing

    Regards, Bram

    Seen on My World Tuesday

  3. Looks like a beautiful English spring day. Duck ponds and willow tree, what could be better.


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