Kiln Park: a hidden gem that reminds of Swindon past
Here I’ve taken one of my very early posts and more or less rewritten it as I found out more about the subject. I’ve also included new photographs.
28th Septenber 2014: Old post updated
It’s interesting how, since starting this blog, I’ve begun noticing things more. Apropos the subject of this post it’s less a case of noticing and more a case of paying some actual attention.
I live in West Swindon and regularly walk to the West Swindon Centre, my route to which traverses an area of open ground that forms a sort of ‘no-man’s land’ between the villages of Grange Park, Westlea and Freshbrook. On this area there sits a tree – I’m almost sure it used to be circled by a bench but if memory serves me correctly on that then it’s long gone now.
However, what does still circle the tree are clay tiles. Clearly I’ve noticed both the tree and the tiles before but haven’t, until now, really given any thought about the message they bear:
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