SJ9493 : Sunken Garden at Pole Bank

taken 7 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Sunken Garden at Pole Bank
Sunken Garden at Pole Bank
Pole Bank was once the home of the Ashton family. The Hall is now a residential care home but the grounds are a public open space.
Pole Bank
Pole Bank was originally the home of the Ashton and Beeley famines. Thomas Kerfoot rented the property from 1912-19.

The hall and grounds were purchased in 1920 by George Frederick Byrom for 4200. He died in 1942 and in 1946 in accordance with his will Pole Bank Hall and Grounds were bequeathed to the Corporation of Hyde for the use and recreation of the general public.

The building is Grade II listed: LinkExternal link

The hall itself is a care home, run since 1998 by the Laurel Bank Care group: LinkExternal link

The grounds which includes a pond, walled gardens and woodland paths is a public park which are in part maintained by a volunteer group, Friends of Pole Park.

Facebook group: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Pole Bank 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9458 9311 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.0845N 2:4.9829W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9457 9310
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Public Open Space  Gardens  Sunken Gardens 

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