Here are a couple more photos of Hyde Park from Tony.
View from the bottom gates ,winter 1952
The same view taken in 2011
How much more overgrown it looks in the second photo !
Thanks as always ,Tony !
The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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