SD4218 : Slope Brow

taken 4 years ago, near to Mere Brow, Lancashire, Great Britain

Slope Brow
Slope Brow
In the generally flat landscape of the Lancashire Plain, this short and not very steep incline on The Marshes Lane is considered worthy of a name. To the locals in the Lancashire dialect it is pronounced Slu-ap Brew.

I read somewhere that it was the location of the edge of Martin Mere before it was drained for land reclamation in the nineteenth century.

The houses in the picture are located in grid square SD4217
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SD4218, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Saturday, 25 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4203 1801 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.3213N 2:52.7160W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4202 1803
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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