SE1320 : Mount Pleasant, Rastrick

taken 12 years ago, near to Rastrick, Calderdale, Great Britain

Mount Pleasant, Rastrick
Mount Pleasant, Rastrick
Seen using telephoto from Low Common next to Badger Hill Cricket Ground. Although they appear all alone in the fields, these houses were near to the former mill at Spout Hill. They were shown on the 1824 township map. It is possible that they were built by a building club. These were formed in the late 18C by groups of people who invested money and their own labour to buy a plot of land and build houses on it. As houses were completed they were allocated to members by drawing lots.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006
Category
Houses > Houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 132 209 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.0636N 1:48.0970W
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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