SJ9593 : Blessing the Village Green Well

near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Blessing the Village Green Well
Blessing the Village Green Well
One of seven stops on the 2012 Gee Cross Well Dressing procession.
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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Well Dressing 2011: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2012: LinkExternal link
Well-Dressing 2013: LinkExternal link
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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 9544 9340 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2414N 2:4.2065W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9540 9340
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