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Fairy Dell  | OS Grid Ref: 412700,450860  | Site classified as: Landscape:Leisure  | HPG Ref: 60207

Map Evidence

1854 OS
Annotation indicates a "fairy" connection
1909 OS
Name of area of woodland on N bank of Bow Beck
plot 299, 300, 298 and 272. Acreage 1.072, 2.287, 1.360, and 3.341.
1955 OS
As above

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Victorian 'Theme Park'
Site Access: Footpath through site
Visibility: Poor, although footpath crosses middle of site E to W
Micro climate: Protected by surrounding hills
North boundary: Fields
South boundary: Woodland Gorge
East boundary: Fields & Moorland
West boundary: Woodland
Buildings: Remains of small stone buildings
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Old track leads to site from W.
Water features: Natural Stream with bridge
Other man-made features: None visible
Natural features: Four deep tree lined gorges
Planting: Oak, Ash, Silver Birch, posssibly some ornamental trees in surrounding woodland
General Condition: Overgrown, difficult to see any signs of gardens. Bridge had fallen down by Jan 08
Possible contact: None
Other comments: Near Denton Hall Estate and 'Ladies Walk' so possibly picnic spot accessible via track from W
Recorder: DJ/LP
Date: 07/06/07

Extract from 1851 OS map centred on Site
Extract from OS Landranger map centred on Site
Extract from Google Map image map centred on Site
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