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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 9th July, 2016)

Haigh Sough

Haigh Sough
Whelley, Wigan.

Photo: David  (Olympus Stylus 1s.)
Views: 3,148

Comment by: Den s on 9th July 2016 at 09:02

This is the overflow from the Swan Lodge where it runs down to the River Douglas in Bottling Wood.

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 9th July 2016 at 09:41

Swan lodge - never heard of it! Is this not the overflow from the new settelement ponds?

Comment by: Maureen on 9th July 2016 at 11:08

What a pretty picture David.

Comment by: priscus on 9th July 2016 at 16:02

♫♪ You'll wonder where the yellow went.....

Comment by: priscus on 9th July 2016 at 17:42

Sorry, those gibberish numbers were musical notes in the text entry box. the form hasn't been preserved when they appeared as comments.

Comment by: Ellen on 9th July 2016 at 18:37

Thanks for this, it makes me feel cooler! We are sweltering in the heat and humidity, having a few thunder rumbles,but very little rain, the lawns are suffering!

Comment by: Den s on 9th July 2016 at 22:33

The Swan Lodge is in the Plantations. This stream is the overflow from the Lodge, it runs around Mowpin Lodge on Higher Lane down past Morris Fold Cottage and down to a culvert under the canal near New Springs Bridge. From there it runs behind The Crown Hotel and round the back of the New Primary School in Whelley. It then runs under the old Whelley Loop Line and then down this waterfall before joining what used to be known as The Yellow Brook.

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