SD8702 : Boggart Hole Clough

taken 9 years ago, near to Harpurhey, Manchester, Great Britain

Boggart Hole Clough
Boggart Hole Clough
The eastern end of the park, near to the boating lake.
Boggart Hole Clough :: SD8602
Boggart Hole Clough is a large urban park in Blackley. It is part of ancient woodland, combining a number of picturesque cloughs varying from steep ravines to gentle sloping gullies. (Clough is a local dialect word for a steep sided, wooded valley). There were stories that the clough was haunted by a boggart (a mischievous spirit found mainly in Lancashire and Yorkshire), perhaps in an attempt to explain the unusual name.

The park occupies an area of approximately 190 acres, covering the full width of square SD8602, and also extending into SD8502 and SD8702 to the west and east.

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SD8702, 23 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 April, 2010
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  Paths 
Category
Park > Parkland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 870 027 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.2684N 2:11.8092W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 870 027
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Trees  Ancient Woodland  Clough  Urban Park  Boggart Hole Clough  Parkland  Footpath 

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