SJ9593 : Gee Cross Well Dressing 2012

near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Gee Cross Well Dressing 2012
Gee Cross Well Dressing 2012
The Adamson Band on Stockport Road near the Village Green Well.
Gee Cross Well Dressing
Although well-dressing is a custom mostly confined to Derbyshire, it can be seen in adjacent counties too. Well dressing celebrations were held regularly in Gee Cross from the 1820s until 1878. The custom was revived by the local Women's Institute in 2000.

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Sunday, 15 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 26 July, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9541 9340 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9538 9339
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