SJ9793 : Cock Brow

near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Cock Brow
Cock Brow
In days gone by horses were kept at the bottom of steep hills to help pull carts to the summit, they were known as cock horses. It is reputed this was the case on this hill hence the name Cock Brow.
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 2 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9715 9304 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.0480N 2:2.6618W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9713 9305
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Country Lane  Steep Hill  Dry Stone Wall 

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