SD8915 : Syke Pond, Rochdale, Lancashire

taken 46 years ago, near to Syke, Rochdale, Great Britain

Syke Pond, Rochdale, Lancashire
Syke Pond, Rochdale, Lancashire
Generations of children have enjoyed playing and fishing in this pond on Cronkeyshaw Common. Not long ago, the spectre was raised of a toddler falling on his face in the water and drowning (this never actually happened): in response, the pond was drained, but, fortunately, common sense prevailed and the pond was re-watered.
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SD8915, 28 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 August, 1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 February, 2007
Category
Ponds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 898 154 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.1229N 2:9.2623W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 898 153
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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