SJ9377 : White Nancy, Bollington (from Blaze Hill)

taken 11 years ago, near to Kerridge, Cheshire, Great Britain

White Nancy, Bollington (from Blaze Hill)
White Nancy, Bollington (from Blaze Hill)
White Nancy is a well-known local landmark above the town of Bollington, Cheshire. It is positioned on the top of Kerridge Hill overlooking Bollington (at SJ939771). White Nancy commands extensive views across Cheshire and on clear days, Snowdonia in Wales can also be seen.

The grade-II-listed edifice was originally an open summer house that was built by the Gaskell family of Ingersley Hall, Bollington in about 1817. It is stone built with external rendering and regularly painted white in order to maintain its visibility. It was erected to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo; however the origins of the name are uncertain.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 April, 2009   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 28 April, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9394 7712 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.4604N 2:5.5422W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 95207 77751
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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