Monthly Archives: January 2018

Fred Dibnah Statue and Corliss Steam Engine, Bolton

In Bolton town centre stands a larger than life statue to the late, great steeplejackĀ Fred Dibnah next to a Corliss Steam Engine. Fred always said that he was a man born in the wrong time, that he should have lived … Continue reading

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Feniscowles Hall ruins, Blackburn

Feniscowles Hall stands as ruin today but was once the opulent home of the Fensicowles branch of the Feilden family. Their history in the area accounts for many of the buildings around Feniscowles, and there is stillĀ much to see on … Continue reading

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