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English: The Basin Stone. The Basin Stone is a natural weathered outcrop of millstone grit on Walsden Moor, part of Langfield Common, not far from Gaddings Dam: 235303 The stone was the location of radical meetings of the Chartists, Hudsonites http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/wtw/sources/themes/hudsonites.html and later Socialist groups. On August 18th 1842, following the Plug Riots in Halifax http://calderdale.gov.uk/wtw/sources/themes/plugriot.html Ben Rushton addressed a large Chartist meeting at Basin Stone. A painting of this scene by AW Bayes hangs in Todmorden Town Hall - and can be seen on the Local Heritage Initiative site : http://www.lhi.org.uk/projects_directory/projects_by_region/yorkshire_the_humber/calderdale/ben_rushton_memorial_project_a_hero_from_ovenden/
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Camera location53° 41′ 51″ N, 2° 05′ 10″ W  Heading=337° Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo
Object location53° 41′ 51″ N, 2° 05′ 10″ W  Heading=337° Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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