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VIEWS OF ROTHLEY PARK

Rothley Park 1885

October 2000. One of the major oaks came down in a storm.

Tree 400. October 2000

October 2001 the oak was being cut up. Tree 400

Looking over Rothley Park to Rothley Court Hotel. October 2001

Rothley Park Cricket Pitch. Westfield Lane to the right and the cricket pavillion out of sight on the right. October 2001

Looking over the park to the chapel at Rothley Court Hotel. October 2001

Looking into the park from the car park of the Rothley Court Hotel. The biggest tree in Rothley, Tree 100, in the centre. March 2002

Looking to the Rothley Court Hotel. September 2002

Looking to the Rothley Court Hotel. September 2002

Playing cricket on Rothley Park. August 2002

Playing cricket on Rothley Park. Cricket pavillion to the left. August 2002

Looking from Rothley Brook to Westfield Lane. September 2002

Rothley Brook to the left, Rothley Park on the right. Rothley Court Hotel in the background. September 2002

Looking into a 'diversion of Rothley Brook, in the Island Site 174 within Rothley Park. September 2002

Looking into the Island Site 174 from Site 120. September 2002

The oak tree, Tree 400, which fell victim to the storm of October 2000 nearing its end. April 2002

Marion Vincent, Natural History Heritage Warden for Rothley recorded this ancient oak as Tree 400 with a girth of 6m. July 2002

Tree 400. August 2002

Tree 400. July 2002

Looking over the park to Westfield Lane. March 2004

Looking to Town Green Street. March 2004

Looking to Town Green Street on the right. The magnificent oak on the right was cut down in November 2008. The land now forms part of a garden. March 2004

Tree on the edge of the park next to the Cider Apple Orchard blown down in March 2004. March 2004

Looking into Site 145 from Site 120. Site 145 threatened by loss to building. March 2004

The final resting place of Bill Cooper, owner of this land, who died on the 15th February 2002. Photo July 2004

Exit from Rothley Park for Thomas Babington from Rothley Temple (Rothley Court Hotel) over the old stone bridge on his way to the A6. February 2005

Looking over the park to Westfield Lane with its junction with Wellsic Lane. February 2005

Looking to Rothley Court Hotel with Westfield Lane to the right. February 2005

Looking over the park to Westfield Lane. February 2005

Plans for the new Cricket Pavillion to be built in 1960

Letter dated October 1960 advising Miss Merttens of the buying of the new Cricket Pavillion. March 2005

Looking to the stone bridge over Rothley Brook. March 2005

Looking over the park with Town Green Street back left. February 2005

Looking over the park to the cricket pavilion. February 2005

The stone bridge with Rothley Park to the left. March 2005

The far end of Rothley Park adjoining the grounds of the Rothley Court Hotel. April 2005

Looking over the park to the entrance of the Rothley Court Hotel. March 2005

Looking over the park to Westfield Lane. March 2005

Looking over the park and cricket pitch to Westfield Lane. March 2005

Looking over the park to Rothley Brook. March 2005

Looking to Island Site 174 in Rothley Brook. April 2005

Group of trees in the park with parkland railings. April 2005

Tree 100 April 2005

Tree 100 January 2006

Stone Bridge over Rothley Brook with Rothley Park to the left. April 2005

An oak sapling from Sherwood Forest was planted by the side of Tree 400 blown down in October 2000. Sourced from the ancient 'Stag Head' Oaks it was planted in April 2006. Photo June 2006

The young Stag Head Oak just to the right of the ancient oak stump. June 2006

Beech trees suffered very badly from drought in 2005 and many were lost including a lovely specimen in Rothley Park close to Westfield Lane. August 2006

Looking from Westfield Lane down the Public Footpath to Town Green Street. In July 2006 new railings stretching from Wellsic Lane to the Rothley Court Hotel were donated by the Harry Hames Trust to replace the old parkland railings. July 2007

A lovely approach to Rothley along Westfield Lane with Rothley Park to the right. July 2007

The Stag Head Oak in August 2007

The magnificent Tree 500, an ancient, oak cut down in 2008. August 2007

A devastating scene of tree felling in November 2008

Looking from Westfield Lane over Rothley Park. November 2010