SD9608 : Bishop Park Trig Point and Monument

near to Moorside, Oldham, Great Britain

Bishop Park Trig Point and Monument
Bishop Park Trig Point and Monument
Bishop Park occupies about 50 hectares of land that originally included farms, a coal pit and a quarry on an exposed site which provides extensive views of Oldham, Shaw, Denshaw, Delph and the surrounding hills.

The monument commemorates the local family who gave the land at to the Borough of Oldham. It stands on Wotherhead Hill, marking the highest point in Oldham, at 1233 feet above sea level.
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2011
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 October, 2011
Geographical Context
People, Events  Park and Public Gardens  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9676 0805 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.1428N 2:3.0237W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9675 0802
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Hill  Obelisk  Monument  Trig Point  Trig Pillar  Triangulation Point  Triangulation Pillar 

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