SD6811 : Barrow Bridge, near Bolton

3 km from Lostock Junction, Bolton, Great Britain

Barrow Bridge, near Bolton
Barrow Bridge, near Bolton
Picturesque stone houses reached by little footbridges spanning a brook. Barrow Bridge was once a thriving community in itself, built around one of Bolton's earliest cotton enterprises known as Dean Mills. Various problems forced the Dean Mills Co. into bankruptcy in 1895 and by 1913 almost all the mills had been demolished. The area became a popular day trip destination in Edwardian times and some of these houses provided teas for visitors. There was also a boating lake (now filled in and serving as a car park).
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Margaret Clough and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2006
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SD6811, 40 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph (First for SD6811)
First in 5 Years (TPoint) ?
Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 January, 2006
Category
Houses > Houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 687 117 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.0554N 2:28.4670W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


This page has been viewed about 349 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register
Get Involved