SD9413 : Tunshill House, Tunshill

taken 4 years ago, near to Milnrow, Rochdale, Great Britain

Tunshill House, Tunshill
Tunshill House, Tunshill
Tunshill House is a private residential property, and the centrepiece of the hamlet of Tunshill - itself an outlying area of Milnrow in Greater Manchester, England.

Tunshill House was originally constructed as a public house known as The Kings Arms. This pub served this hamlet during the late-19th and early-20th centuries when Tunshill had a small coal mining industry. As the mines closed, and the nearby M62 motorway was constructed, the pub closed and fell in to disrepair.

This building is also notable for being the one-time home of John Milne (1850–1913), a pioneering seismologist.

In this reincarnated version of the building, the new family home has the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom (i.e. the King's arms) built in to the front façade.
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SD9413, 60 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 29 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Place (from Tags)
Milnrow  Greater Manchester 
County (from Tags)
Greater Manchester 
Former (from Tags)
Farmhouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9441 1319 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.9136N 2:5.1584W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9438 1320
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Milnrow  Greater Manchester 

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