SD9304 : The Observatory Alexandra Park Oldham

taken 13 years ago, near to Lees, Oldham, Great Britain

The Observatory Alexandra Park Oldham
The Observatory Alexandra Park Oldham
Close to the centre of Oldham, Alexandra Park was built in 1865 to provide work for unemployed cotton workers during the 'cotton famine' caused by the American Civil War. The Meteorological Observatory was added in 1899 to commemorate Oldham's Golden Jubilee.
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SD9304, 107 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 September, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 February, 2008
Category
Weather station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 930 040 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.9673N 2:6.3522W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 931 040
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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