SJ8661 : Sign for The Moss

taken 7 years ago, near to Hightown, Cheshire, Great Britain

Sign for The Moss
Sign for The Moss
Located by the entrance to the car-park for SJ8661 : The Moss, the sign depicts a highwayman galloping across heather moorland. According to David Iredale in "A History of Congleton", Edited by W. B. Stephens ( LinkExternal link ), in the 18th century this area was a wilderness of moorland and common pasture land. These common lands provided a useful supply of timber and grazing for animals, they also provided a good area for highwaymen and vagabonds to hide in.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 867 619 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.2818N 2:11.9398W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 867 619
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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