SK0071 : New road furniture

3 km from Macclesfield Forest, Cheshire, Great Britain

New road furniture
New road furniture
The A537 seen from the layby opposite the Cat and Fiddle pub. A road probably familiar to most people - even though many will never have been there - from the inevitable winter radio traffic bulletins: "the A537 Buxton to Macclesfield road is closed by snow". A tempting, dramatic, swooping and soaring road across the moors it has been much loved of motorcyclists with, alas, the inevitable fatal consequences for some. It now sports a 50 mph limit with average speed check cameras to try and control things, incongruous as they look in such a setting.
See also SK0071 : The A537taken in 2009 from almost the same place.
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2011
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 March, 2011
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Road > A road (Classified A)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 004 716 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.5071N 1:59.7279W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 001 718
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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