SJ8393 : Chorlton Brook, Hough End Clough

near to Withington, Manchester, Great Britain

Chorlton Brook, Hough End Clough
Chorlton Brook, Hough End Clough
Chorlton Brook, running through Hough End Clough

It appears that the Clough is the last remnant of an ancient wood. The 1848 OS map shows that Chorlton Brook was well wooded on both banks at that time, from its present eastern limit up to Hough End Bridge (Nell Lane). Hough End Hall, which was built in 1596, was named after the Clough; evidence of the age and importance of the wood. (taken from an information board next to the path through the Clough)
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2012
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Saturday, 7 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 9 January, 2012
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Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8329 9360 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.3344N 2:15.1806W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8332 9360
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