Monthly Archives: January 2014

Heskin Hall, Heskin, Chorley

From the moment you pass in between the two huge gate posts at the driveway entrance to Heskin Hall, you know it is going to be an impressive residence. The gate posts are some three metres high and are of the renaissance … Continue reading

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Viking Age Cross Head, Church Inn, Prestwich

This fragment of a cross head was found in the wall that surrounds the churchyard of St Mary’s, Prestwich. The wall is fairly recent in date, built around 1975 from stones found in the churchyard. This would indicate that the … Continue reading

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