SJ9795 : Site of the Phantom Lorry

taken 6 years ago, near to Mottram in Longdendale, Tameside, Great Britain

Site of the Phantom Lorry
Site of the Phantom Lorry
The A57 road from Liverpool to Lincoln past the New Inn on Mottram Road. Between 1927 and 1930 there were sixteen serious accidents on this stretch of road that were attributed to a "Phantom Lorry". LinkExternal link The lorry featured in the Inn sign SJ9795 : New Inn Sign.
The New Inn SJ9795 : New Inn is now being converted to residential use. The boxer Ricky Hatton, whose father was once the landlord, was brought up in the New Inn.
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 30 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
Former (from Tags)
Public House 
Place (from Tags)
Person (from Tags)
Ricky Hatton 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9760 9519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2077N 2:2.2565W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9753 9521
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Other Tags
Accident Black Spot  Demolition Work  Pub Demolished 

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