SD8913 : River Roch, Rochdale Town Centre (February 2017)

taken 3 years ago, near to Rochdale, Great Britain

River Roch, Rochdale Town Centre (February 2017)
River Roch, Rochdale Town Centre (February 2017)
The work to uncover the River Roch in Rochdale Town Centre was completed in 2016. The Revealing the Roch project uncovered two sections of the river and exposed the historic bridge, parts of which can be traced back to the mediŠval period.

The bridge and sections of river were covered over in the Victorian period and were hidden from public view for more than a century. Compare this photo with SD8913 : River Roch, Rochdale Town Centre (February 2016).
River Roch
The River Roch (pronounced "roach") is a tributary of the River Irwell. It rises on Chelburn Moor, south of Todmorden, and flows south through Littleborough towards Rochdale where it is joined by the River Beal at Belfield, and the River Spodden from Whitworth. Turning west it runs past Heywood and Bury before meeting the River Irwell just to the east of Radcliffe.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 21 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Roch 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 896 133 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.9955N 2:9.4849W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 896 133
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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