Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Lidos (closed), Serpentine, Broomhill Pool, Ipswich, Uxbridge Lido, Saltdean Lido, Ruislip Lido, Surbiton Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, History of lidos in the UK, Tooting Bec Lido, Parliament Hill Lido, Stonehaven Open Air Pool, Tinside Pool, Jesus Green Swimming Pool, Sandford Parks Lido, Finchley Lido, Clifton Lido and The Victoria Public House, Stratford Park, Beccles Lido, Pells Pool, Cleveland Pools, Gourock Outdoor Pool, King's Meadow swimming pool, Cold Knap, Brockwell Lido, Abbey Lawn, Droitwich Spa Lido, Bude Sea Pool, Hampton Pool, Banbury Lido, Teignmouth Lido, Lymington Open Air Sea Water Baths, Oasis Swimming Pools, Jubilee Park Swimming Pool, Hampstead Ponds, Peterborough Lido, Guildford Lido, Woodup Pool, Shoalstone Pool, Tonbridge Swimming Pool, The Rock Pool, Westward Ho!. Excerpt: The Serpentine (also known as the Serpentine River) is a 28-acre (11 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park, London, England, created in 1730. Although it is common to refer to the entire body of water as the Serpentine, strictly the name refers only to the eastern half of the lake. Serpentine Bridge, which marks the boundary between Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, also marks the western boundary of the Serpentine; the long and narrow western half of the lake is known as the Long Water. The Serpentine takes its name from its snakelike, curving shape. Sluice gate of the 1730 dam at the eastern end of the lakeOriginally the lake was fed by the River Westbourne entering at the Italian Garden at the north-western end of the Long Water. The Westbourne ceased to provide the water for the Serpentine in 1834, as the river had become polluted, and it is now supplied from water pumped from the Thames. The Long Water runs south-east from this point to Serpentine Bridge, where the lake curves sharply to the east. At the eastern end, water...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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