SD8602 : Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester

taken 8 years ago, near to Harpurhey, Manchester, Great Britain

Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester
Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester
Boggart Hole Clough occupies 190 acres. The word "clough" is a northern expression for a steep sided valley and the site has many by ravines and gullies within this remnant of ancient forest. In 2007 it was designated as a Local Nature Reserve. A Boggart is a mythological creature sometimes described as a "household fairy". Generally mischievous they are blamed for curdling the milk and playing tricks on people. They are thought to live under bridges, like trolls, on sharp bends in roads and, in this case, in woodland.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8695 0281 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3077N 2:11.8981W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8692 0288
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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