SD8602 : Boggart Hole Clough Boating Lake

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

Boggart Hole Clough Boating Lake
Boggart Hole Clough Boating Lake
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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Date Taken
Friday, 9 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 April, 2010
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Woodland, Forest  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Suburb, Urban fringe  Park and Public Gardens 
Category
Lake   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 869 024 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.1378N 2:11.8909W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 868 024
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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