SJ9593 : Ralph Fold Well 2017

taken 1 year ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Ralph Fold Well 2017
Ralph Fold Well 2017
The 2017 display outside Gee Cross Methodists Church SJ9593 : Methodist Well Dressings 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 theses on the door of the Castle Chapel in Wittenberg, Germany. It is based on a design by the artist Jill Tolleson LinkExternal link
Gee Cross Well Dressing
Although well-dressing is a custom mostly confined to Derbyshire, it can be seen in adjacent counties too. Well dressing celebrations were held regularly in Gee Cross from the 1820s until 1878. The custom was revived by the local Women's Institute in 2000.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 10 July, 2017
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Religious sites  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Gee Cross 
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Martin Luther  Jill Tolleson 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9549 9351 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.3008N 2:4.1614W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9550 9350
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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