SJ8990 : Royal Oak Yard

taken 6 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

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Royal Oak Yard
Royal Oak Yard
Named after a pub here called the Royal Oak in 1680. Caves cut into the red sandstone cliffs on the right were once used by tinsmith. Access to High Street via steps has now been closed.

Today the yard is home to offices and some housing. The Tin Brook flows underneath.

Access is via a cobbled lane under St Petersgate Bridge from Little Underbank SJ8990 : Royal Oak Yard.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 July, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1680 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8961 9045 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6454N 2:9.4661W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8958 9046
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Cobbled Lane  Sandstone Cliffs  Offices  Car Park  Bridge  Yard 

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