SJ9593 : Booth's Well 2010

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

Booth's Well 2010
Booth's Well 2010
Booth's Well decorated for the 2010 Gee Cross Well Dressing by the local Women's Institute. The theme for 2010 was "Over the Rainbow" from the Wizard of Oz.

Closer view: SJ9593 : Booth's 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.

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Well-Dressing 2013: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010
Category
Well-dressing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 953 932 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.1767N 2:4.3057W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 952 933
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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