SJ9693 : Viewpoint Indicator

taken 12 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Viewpoint Indicator
Viewpoint Indicator
The viewpoint indicator on Werneth Low was presented to the people of Hyde in 1980 by the engineering firm Automasters LinkExternal link whose factory by the Peak Forest Canal SJ9495 : Automasters Ltd has since been demolished SJ9495 : Reduced to Rubble.
Werneth Low Country Park
In 1920, following a public appeal, the Hyde War Memorial Committee purchased Lower Higham Farm and all its land. Following the purchase, a scheme was put forward to protect the land forever for the health and well being of the community; a lasting tribute to the 710 men from this area who perished in The Great War of 1914 to 1918. The land and farm are now held in trust by the Hyde War Memorial Trust.

During the late 1970s the former Greater Manchester Council, Tameside MBC and the Hyde War Memorial Trust established Werneth Low Country Park which was officially declared open by HRH the Duke of Gloucester on the 9th of June 1980. The country park extends for 80 hectares (200 acres) across the Northern and Western slopes of Werneth Low.

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SJ9693, 130 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 January, 2009
Geographical Context
Lowlands 
Date (from Tags)
1980 
Place (from Tags)
Werneth Low 
Primary Subject of Photo
View 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 963 934 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2796N 2:3.3485W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 963 934
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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