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Spa Park Maze – Ripon, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 54° 08.183 W 001° 31.771
30U E 596071 N 5999694
Quick Description: This turf maze in Spa Park near Ripon town centre recreates an ancient maze that was removed in 1827.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/22/2012 3:11:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMEFK3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
The maze was created in 2001 and donated to the town of Ripon by the Rotary Club.

It recreates an historical maze that used to be on moorland above the town until 1827 when the open moorland was subdivided and enclosed with walls or fences.

It is believed that the original maze was associated with fertility rites and was called the Maidens Bower.

This modern maze has an old millstone at its centre.
Maze Type: Labyrinth

Directions: Nearest entrance to the park is on Park Street

Admission (Adult): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Admission (Child): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Location:
Spa Park
Ripon, West Yorkshire United Kingdom


Dates Available: From: 1/1/2012 To: 12/31/2012

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