SD8706 : Blue Plaque for St Leonard's Square

near to Middleton, Rochdale, Great Britain

Blue Plaque for St Leonard's Square
Blue Plaque for St Leonard's Square
A Blue Plaque supported by both the Middleton Civic Association and Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council. The text reads as follows:

"St Leonard's Square

Once a focal point for the old town which before the Industrial Revolution occupied the ridge towards Rochdale. Nearby street names - High Street and Cheapside - identify the old town. Cottage silk weaving was practised in the surrounding area."
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year taken
2011
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Greater Manchester  Middleton 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8718 0633 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.2063N 2:11.6987W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8718 0633
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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