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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 15th September, 2008)

Stubshaw Cross Garden

Stubshaw Cross Garden
Pre-1974 this was a lovely walled garden with flower beds and benches. Maintained by Ashton UDC. I used to sit in there as a lad. Some say this was the site of the wooden "Stubshaw's Cross" in the 17th Century marking common land.

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D3 - Nikon 14-24mm F2.8)
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Comment by: she44 on 15th September 2008 at 06:20

how sad some one should be flooged for leting this happen if it was someones garden they would have the council round fineing them

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 15th September 2008 at 08:06

Was this taken recently,Dave? If so, how come it`s got like this?

Comment by: Dave on 15th September 2008 at 13:36

It's been like that for years Ernest.

Sad - very sad.

Comment by: Finch on 31st October 2008 at 23:53

There is progress now to get it back to looking something like the original. Stubshaw Cross Residents Group are on their way to restoring the garden.

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