SD9508 : Top Sholver Estate

taken 11 years ago, near to Moorside, Oldham, Great Britain

Top Sholver Estate
Top Sholver Estate
Built in 1966 ,on what had been farm pastureland, the County Borough of Oldham made a start on its huge Sholver housing estates. On elevated wind swept land, some 1,000 ft. high above sea level and open to all the elements, the local authority began its scheme to provide nearly 1,700 housing units.
Today only about half that amount remain due to redevelopment at Bottom Sholver lower down the hillside.
On the horizon behind the telegraph pole is SD9508 : Summit of Besom Hill, Grains Bar
For the complete history of Sholver and surrounding area click on LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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SD9508, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 January, 2007
Category
Housing > Housing estate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 951 080 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.1367N 2:4.4551W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 951 080
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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