SD7716 : Peel Tower, Holcombe, Lancs

taken 4 months ago, near to Ramsbottom, Bury, Great Britain

Peel Tower, Holcombe, Lancs
Peel Tower, Holcombe, Lancs
Approached from Moorbottom Road BL8 4NS, this monument stands 128 feet high on Holcombe Hill and was built in 1852 to commemorate the life of Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) who was Home Secretary (1822-1827, 1828-1830) and Prime Minister (1834-1835, 1841-1846). He was also Member of Parliament for Bury, Lancs and there is a statue of him in that town's Market Place BL9 0LD (SD8010 refers).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Holcombe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7774 1637 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.6017N 2:20.2911W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7772 1638
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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