SJ9894 : Ashworth Lane

near to Broadbottom, Tameside, Great Britain

Ashworth Lane
Ashworth Lane
The end of the short B6174 from Back Moor to Hattersley. The monkey puzzle tree is dwarfed by the electricity pylon. The tree was moved recently as its former position lay in land which is being transformed into a Tesco supermarket. The land on the left (which formerly contained several streets of houses since demolished) is being used to deposit soil removed from the Tesco construction site which is out of sight on the right of the picture.
Hattersley Monkey Puzzle Tree :: SJ9895
The Hattersley Monkey Puzzle tree was planted in 1968 by Barry Tongue in the back garden of his house on Garnett Road. The house along with others in the area were demolished as part of the Hattersley redevelopment plan. By then the tree had become a local landmark and a preservation order was placed on it in 2007.

In 2010 planning permission was granted for Tesco to build a supermarket on the site and the tree was moved to Mill Hill Green on the other side of Ashworth Lane.

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2011
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Hattersley 
Road (from Tags)
B6174 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 986 949 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.0677N 2:1.3348W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 987 949
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Monkey Puzzle Tree  Electricity Pylon  B Road (Classified B) 

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