SJ6899 : The Moat at Morley's Hall

taken 12 years ago, near to Astley Green, Wigan, Great Britain

The Moat at Morley's Hall
The Moat at Morley's Hall, taken 12 years ago
Morley's Hall is a listed building near Tyldesley to the west of Manchester. On Easter Sunday,1641 Ambrose Barlow, a Roman Catholic priest, was arrested here whilst celebrating a Mass. He was imprisoned and tried at Lancaster and, on 10 September 1641, was hung, drawn and quartered. He was canonised in 1970. His skull is preserved as a relic at nearby Wardley HallSD7502 : Wardley Hall
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Monday, 19 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 22 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 689 992 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3151N 2:28.2108W
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