SJ6899 : The Moat at Morley's Hall

near to Astley Green, Wigan, Great Britain

The Moat at Morley's Hall
The Moat at Morley's Hall
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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WGS84: 53:29.3151N 2:28.2108W
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