10 Firwood Fold is a 16th-century house in Bolton, Greater Manchester (grid reference). It is a Grade I listed building and the birthplace of Samuel Crompton in 1753. The Crompton family lived in the house until 1758, making a living from farming and weaving, before moving to rented quarters at nearby Hall i' th' Wood.
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Anglezarke Reservoir has three embankments, the longest, the Charnock Embankment is 777 metres long and 9.45 metres high, the Knowsley Embankment is 219.5 metres long and 14 metres high while the Heapey Embankment is 85.3 metres long and 9.75 metres high.
Barrow Bridge. In the 1820's at Barrow Bridge, an industrial village was started by Thomas Bazley and Robert Gardner. By 1835 there was a cotton spinning and doubling mill. in 1836 there was a co operative shop managed by a committee of workmen from the mills.
Bolton Methodist Mission Victoria Hall is a thriving Christian Church right in the heart of Bolton town centre and has been a part of the Bolton Family since the 1777. The Victoria Hall was opened in 1900 in the style of a music hall or theatre with over 1,250 seats so everyone feels welcome. We still carry on the values and traditions set out all those years ago with concerts and entertainment for all at affordable prices.
Bolton Museum is a public museum and art gallery in the town of Bolton, Greater Manchester, northern England, owned by Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council. The collections include natural history, archaeology, art, local history and one of Britain's oldest public aquariums.
Walk along the lane with Holden Wood Reservoir on your left until you reach a brick wall on your left. Take the wide grass path on the right leading to a gate. Go over the stile and follow the narrow path descending to the B6235 road (grid ref 775221).
Closure of the Heritage centre. It is with mixed feelings of regret and relief that I am announcing to you, our supporters, followers, Fred Dibnah devotees and fans, that the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre has now officially closed and will not be re-opening, in other words this is the end of the Fred Dibnah Heritage centre, and there are no more guided tours being conducted.
Sheila Dibnah - who was the Bolton star's third wife and is now fighting for a share of Fred's estate after being cut out of his will just days before he died - wants the 8ft bronze statue to be erected near a restored steam engine on display in Oxford Street in the town centre.
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Hall i' th' Wood is an early 16th-century manor house in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It is a Grade I listed building and is currently used as a museum by Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council. It was the manor house for the moiety of the Tonge with Haulgh township held by the Brownlows in the 16th century.
Helmshore Mills lie within Helmshore, a village in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire. The village is 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Haslingden, broadly between the A56 and the B6235, approximately 16 miles (26 km) north of Manchester, and 3 miles (4.8 km) from the M65 motorway. Helmshore straddles the River Ogden, a tributary of the River Irwell.
Heywood town centre lies at the convergence of Heywood's Market Street and York Street. Heywood Market Hall on York Street, offers a variety of stalls and small retail outlets. Heywood Distribution Park lies in the south of the town, in Pilsworth, and spans over 200 acres (81 ha).
Hollinshead Holy well where springs arise almost everywhere! Hollinshead Holy Well submitted by HOLYWELL The gloomy interior of the well. In the centre is the lion's head through which water flows flanked by two carved columns and troughs. Hollinshead Holy Well submitted by HOLYWELL Hollinshead Hall Holy well, looking from the round window from the original holy well.
Japanese Garden Lever Bridge. This stone bridge lies at the northern end of Rivington Terraced Gardens and crosses Roynton Lane, the main pathway through the gardens. The design is based on a bridge that Lever had seen on a trip to Nigeria. Also known as Seven Arch Bridge, it has one large arch crossed by six smaller ones.
Jumbles Country Park in Bolton opened in 1971 following the completion of Jumbles Reservoir. The walk around the reservoir takes just over an hour and is easy to follow and flat in most places. We began the walk at the main car park, just off Bradshaw Road.
Lower Rivington Reservoir is at the end of the Rivington chain of reservoirs in Lancashire, England, with Upper Rivington Reservoir to the north, and Rivington Water Treatment Works to the south. The engineer for the Rivington reservoirs was Thomas Hawksley and construction took place between 1852 and 1857.
Noon Hill Noon Hill is a Bronze Age round cairn, or burial mound, located on Rivington Moor, north of Bolton. The cairn was excavated twice by Bolton and District Archaeology Society (now Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society), first in 1958 and secondly in 1963/64.
Rivington Pike is a hill summit on Winter Hill, part of the West Pennine Moors, overlooking the village of Rivington in Lancashire, England. The nearest towns are Adlington and Horwich. The Pike is a prominent local landmark which derives its name from the Old English hreof plus ing meaning the rough or rugged hill and pic, a pointed eminence. The hill was recorded as Rovyng in 1325 and Rivenpike in about 1540. Saxton records the name as Rivenpike Hill on his 1577 map.
Born in Bolton, England, he was noted as a pioneer in spinning industry. Working on how to mass-produce cotton yarn in the mid 1700s, Crompton sought to approve the problem of producing strong fine yarns in quantities large enough to satisfy the demands of the mechanized looms.
Bolton council has adopted Natural England's target of one hectare of local nature reserve for every 1000 residents in its environment strategy 2006-2011 to show the council’s commitment to nature conservation. Find out where the council nature reserves are and more details about them.
Turton and Entwistle Reservoir is a reservoir near Edgworth. It lies within the boundaries of Blackburn with Darwen, but is closer to Bolton than Blackburn. It is owned and managed by United Utilities and, together with nearby Wayoh Reservoir, supplies around half of Bolton’s drinking water needs.
Turton tower is a house that has been evolving over the last 500 years. From a stone tower house in the 1400s, to the home of the Tudor Orrell and, later, the Victorian Kay Families, Turton Tower has been altered and adapted to suit the needs and tastes of those who lived here.
Winter Hill is a hill on the border of the boroughs of Chorley, Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton, in North West England. It is located on Rivington Moor, Chorley and is 1,496 feet (456 m) high. Part of the West Pennine Moors, it is a popular walking area, and has been the site of mining activity, aeroplane disasters and murders.
The West Pennine Moors is an area of the Pennines covering approximately 90 square miles (230 km 2) of moorland and reservoirs in Lancashire and Greater Manchester, England. The West Pennine Moors are separated from the main Pennine range by the Irwell Valley.
Winter Hill is a new play set in Bolton by the influential British playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker. Catch it here from Thu 11th May - Sat 3rd June 2017. Winter Hill is a new play set in Bolton by the influential British playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker.