SJ9395 : Grazing land at Broomstairs

taken 2 years ago, near to Haughton Green, Tameside, Great Britain

Grazing land at Broomstairs
Grazing land at Broomstairs, taken 2 years ago
Land used from grazing horses between Wilson Brook and the River Tame.
River Tame (Greater Manchester)
The River Tame (Greater Manchester), not to be confused with its namesake in the West Midlands, rises on Denshaw Moor. Its catchment lies mainly on the western flank of the Pennines. The named river starts as compensation flow from Readycon Dean Reservoir in the moors above Denshaw. The source is a little further north, just over the county border in West Yorkshire, close to the Pennine Way. The highest point of the catchment is Greater Manchester's highest point at Black Chew Head.

The river flows generally south through Delph, Uppermill, Mossley, Stalybridge, Ashton-under-Lyne, Dukinfield, Haughton Green, Denton and Hyde. After Mossley the river marks much of the historical boundary dividing Cheshire and Lancashire, before its confluence with the River Goyt to form the River Mersey at Stockport.
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2014
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Date Taken
Monday, 1 December, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 December, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9377 9528 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2543N 2:5.7170W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9378 9533
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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