SD8602 : Boggart Hole Clough

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

This is 1 of 7 images, with title Boggart Hole Clough in this square
Boggart Hole Clough
Boggart Hole Clough
The recreation field
Boggart Hole Clough
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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SD8602, 38 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 April, 2010
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Park and Public Gardens 
Category
Leisure Facilities > Recreation ground   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 866 026 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.2467N 2:12.2082W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 865 026
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Recreation Field  Boggart Hole Clough  Clough  Urban Park  Parkland 

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