SD8914 : Cronkeyshaw Common, Rochdale, Lancashire

taken 49 years ago, near to Syke, Rochdale, Great Britain

Cronkeyshaw Common, Rochdale, Lancashire
Cronkeyshaw Common, Rochdale, Lancashire
Cronkeyshaw Common is a L-shaped strip of grassed land, about 100m wide by 2 km long in total. This picture is looking along Fieldhouse Road to the east. John Bright's Fieldhouse Mills are out of picture to the left, behind the lady who waits for a No 10 bus destined for Syke terminus. Along the Common, a line of vertical flagstones marks the cutting where the ex-L.Y.R. Rochdale to Facit line runs across, (this cutting was later filled in). In the distance is the Eclipse Mill with its stack, and on the far side of the common, the terrace houses of Greenbank Road are seen. Cronkeyshaw Common is the only place where I have ever seen a notice specifically prohibiting the playing of golf.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Dr Neil Clifton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SD8914, 46 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
2 August 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
Category
Common   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 898 145 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.6645N 2:9.2697W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 897 145
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 1015 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register