SD7716 : Peel Tower, Holcombe, Lancs

taken 1 year ago, near to Ramsbottom, Bury, Great Britain

Peel Tower, Holcombe, Lancs
Peel Tower, Holcombe, Lancs
Approached from Moorbottom Road BL8 4NS, this monument stands 128 feet high on Holcombe Hill and was built in 1852 to commemorate the life of Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) who was Home Secretary (1822-1827, 1828-1830) and Prime Minister (1834-1835, 1841-1846). He was also Member of Parliament for Bury, Lancs and there is a statue of him in that town's Market Place BL9 0LD (SD8010 refers).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 6 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7774 1637 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.6017N 2:20.2911W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7772 1638
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Peel Tower  Peel Monument  Holcombe Hill 

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