Monthly Archives: September 2015

Godley Lane Cross and Shorey Well, Burnley

Godley Lane Cross is a one of a number of historical monuments that stand  on a small piece of land at the back of what was Burnley Grammar School. It would be easy to miss the cross when walking past on the … Continue reading

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Leyland’s Tudor Grammar School, South Ribble Museum

In 1524 Sir Henry Farington  gave money for a chantry to Leyland Parish Church. This was a form of trust fund to pay a priest to say regular prayers for Farington after his death. The endowment also set up a school within the church, which … Continue reading

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