SJ9593 : Village Green Well 2010

taken 7 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Village Green Well 2010
Village Green Well 2010
The contribution of the Guides, Brownies and Rainbows to the 2010 Gee Cross Well Dressing ceremony is a display celebrating 100 years of Guiding.

The display is located by the Village Green SJ9593 : Village Green Well 2010.
Gee Cross Well Dressing
Although well-dressing is a custom mostly confined to Derbyshire, it can be seen in adjacent counties too. Well dressing celebrations were held regularly in Gee Cross from the 1820s until 1878. The custom was revived by the local Women's Institute in 2000.

Tameside Local History Forum: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2006: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2008: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2009: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2011: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2012: LinkExternal link
Well-Dressing 2013: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 July, 2010
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Well-dressing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 955 934 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2738N 2:4.1523W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 954 934
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