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The Lake, Hanley Park, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire

The Lake, Hanley Park, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire
Photograph taken 01 Jan 1900 - 15 Aug 1910 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: PC10430

Hanley Park was opened in 1897. The lake apparently cost £2,500 to create. It was filled with water from the nearby Cauldon Canal. The whole park, including the Cauldon Grounds (opened 1894), cost £41,000. The money was raised by public subcripton.