SJ9894 : Hattersley Monkey Puzzle Tree

near to Broadbottom, Tameside, Great Britain

Hattersley Monkey Puzzle Tree
Hattersley Monkey Puzzle Tree
Since being moved two years ago the grass has grown around its base, but it still requires support. The houses in the background are on Green Way.
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.

Photos of the move: LinkExternal link
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Hattersley 
Tree (from Tags)
Monkey Puzzle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9869 9491 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.0569N 2:1.2716W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9867 9492
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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