Georgian & Victorian

Lancashire Georgian and Victorian Halls

The Hall at Lostock, Lostock Hall near Leyland  The new Park of St Catherine’s incorporating nature, history and commemoration

Worden Hall and Park, Leyland Georgian and Victorian parkland and buildings much loved by the locals

Worden Park Walled Garden, Leyland  A recently restored kitchen garden with original Georgian and Victorian features

Worden Park Icehouse and Folly Arch, Leyland Picturesque buildings hidden in the park

Platt Hall, Platt Fields Park, Rusholme A superb Georgian House that doubles as Manchester’s Museum of Costume

Lytham Hall, Lytham  The finest Georgian Hall in Lancashire ?

Feniscowles Hall ruins, Blackburn  From a distance can be spied the old hall, but there are lots of other buildings and landscape features you can visit nearby

Witton House ruins and remains, Witton Park, Blackburn Although the hall has gone, there’s much to explore at this site

Hollinshead Hall ruins and Well House, near Tockholes The woodlands encroach on this idyllic setting

 Lancashire Iconic Georgian and Victorian Churches

Becconsall Old Church, Hesketh Bank  A small Georgian Chapel on the edge of the Hesketh Marshes

St Walburge’s Church, Preston An impressive building with tallest church spire in the country

Lancashire Civic Buildings

Mount Pavilion, Fleetwood  A Victorian garden and viewpoint, restored back to its original splendour

 Fleetwood’s Victorian Lighthouses  Two are in fantastic condition, one is probably not long for this world…

St George’s Hall, Liverpool  A huge grade I Neo-Classical Victorian  building

Brindleheath and Old Jewish Cemeteries, Pendleton, Salford  Hidden away close to the city centre is  a small historical and wildlife site

Lancashire Canal Buildings

Foulridge Wharf and Lime Kiln Superb restored cotton warehouse and nearby kiln

Burscough Wharf, West Lancashire From canal horse hospital to retail therapy…

Aqueduct, Thompson Park, Burnley  The tunnel vaulting contains a range of intriguing carvings

Lancashire Mills

India Mill Chimney and Darwen’s Victorian Machinery Italian architecture and Victorian mill machinery, all on the street to be seen for free

Higher Woodhill Mill ruins, Bury Industrial heritage preserved for all to see

Tottington Mill Print Works ruins, Kirklees Valley, Bury Once almost lost to the woodlands, but now reclaimed

Lancashire Steam Engines

Fred Dibnah Statue and Corliss Steam Engine, Bolton  The famous steeplejack memorialized  in bronze stands before a Bolton built steam engine

 

Lancashire Railways and Tramways

Steam Tram Turning Triangle and Twin Waiting Rooms, Darwen At the cutting edge of steam powered transport

Longridge Station, Longridge Trains don’t run here anymore, but there’s plenty of heritage still…

Monuments and Follies

Jubilee Tower, Quernmore, near Lancaster A folly view tower on the road to the Trough of Bowland

Parbold Bottle Monument An unusual structure, with stunning views

Roadside Wells

Cann Street Well, Tottington  An old coaching road well, still in very good condition