SK4098 : Hoober Stand, Wentworth, Rotherham

taken 16 years ago, near to Wentworth, Rotherham, Great Britain

Hoober Stand, Wentworth, Rotherham
Hoober Stand, Wentworth, Rotherham
The Stand was built in 1747-8 to commemorate defeat of the Jacobite rebellion in 1745, when the 1st Marquis (then plain Thomas Watson Wentworth) fought on the side of King George II. In recognition of his contribution, the King elevated Wentworth to Marquis, and the new Marquis decided to build the 30 metre tower to show his gratitude.
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SK4098, 74 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 February, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 July, 2010
Category
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 407 985 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9207N 1:23.2539W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 407 985
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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