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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 23rd June, 2017)

Marylebone Park


Marylebone Park
Wigan.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Ken R on 23rd June 2017 at 04:00

Nice photo Mick. Greenery alongside a busy area, a place to relax.

Comment by: Lock Lass on 23rd June 2017 at 10:44

Shade and Sunshine all in one pic. Lovely photo Mick.

Comment by: Cyril on 23rd June 2017 at 15:35

That is one of a row of Beech Trees that lined the driveway to Bank House a mansion now demolished and the site now occupied by part of Tennyson Avenue.

Comment by: Brian on 23rd June 2017 at 16:14

Good on the eye picture Mick. Enjoyed your
Parbold going down.

Comment by: Cyril on 23rd June 2017 at 16:30

9.13 The area includes two informal green spaces which front Wigan Lane. The largest, off Tennyson Drive, was formerly the site of Bank House, which appears on an 1894 OS plan as a grand residence. A footpath runs through the public space and is well used by local residents. Both spaces accommodate mature trees both appear to be popular amenity spaces used for dog walking/relaxing.

Copied from Wigan Lane Conservation Area Character Appraisal.
https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Docs/PDF/Resident/Planning-and-Building-Control/Conservation-areas/Wigan-Lane-Conservation-Area.pdf

I remember seeing a photo of Bank House in one of the Past Forward magazines, though I can't remember which issue.

Comment by: Olive on 24th June 2017 at 16:51

Happy memories of walking through Marylebone Park on the way to Marylebone School.

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