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Park Hill House : Pendle Heritage Centre, Barrowford

Sometime around 1450 John Bannister built a wooden hall at Park Hill. The Bannister family had two major divisions in Lancashire, one branch at Darwen and the other at Bretherton with their manor house of Bank Hall (see our webpage on … Continue reading

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The hall at Lostock, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Hall near Leyland

Residents and visitors to the area of Lostock Hall  may wonder where the hall that the township is named after is located. The original building stood on the site of the present day St Catherine’s Hospice, and the area has been recently opened up for those … Continue reading

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Bank Hall, near Bretherton, West Lancashire

Bank Hall was the home of the Banastre family who lived in the Bretherton area from the 1200s onwards and were lords of the manor.  The 1577 Saxton map of Lancashire shows a Bank Hall, but this was probably demolished to make way for  a … Continue reading

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