SD9422 : The Basin Stone

taken 13 years ago, near to Walsden, Calderdale, Great Britain

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The Basin Stone
The Basin Stone
The Basin Stone is a natural weathered outcrop of millstone grit on Walsden Moor, part of Langfield Common, not far from Gaddings Dam: Link The stone was the location of radical meetings of the Chartists, Hudsonites LinkExternal link and later Socialist groups. On August 18th 1842, following the Plug Riots in Halifax LinkExternal link Ben Rushton addressed a large Chartist meeting at Basin Stone. A painting of this scene by AW Bayes hangs in Todmorden Town Hall - and can be seen on the Local Heritage Initiative site : LinkExternal link
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SD9422, 33 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 May, 2007
Category
Rock Feature > Rock feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 944 223 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.8265N 2:5.1775W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 944 223
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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