Greater Manchester (115 pages found in this category)


Ancoats Hall

Post-medieval country house built in 1609 in Ancoats, Manchester by Oswald Mosley, a member of the family who were Lords of the Manor of Manchester.

Andrew Knowles & Sons

Andrew Knowles and Sons was a coal mining company that operated on the Manchester Coalfield in and around Clifton, in the historic county of Lancashire, England.

Astley and Bedford Mosses

Areas of peat bog south of the Bridgewater Canal and north of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in Astley and Bedford, Leigh, England.

Astley and Tyldesley Collieries

Colliery company formed in 1900, became part of Manchester Collieries in 1929, and some of its collieries were nationalised in 1947.

Atherton Hall

Country house and estate in Atherton in Lancashire, England built between 1723 and 1742, demolished in 1824.

Atherton Urban District

Atherton Urban District was from 1894 to 1974 a local government district in Lancashire, England.

Barnfield Mills

Former complex of six cotton spinning mills, known locally as Caleb Wright’s, on either side of Union Street in Tyldesley.

Barrow Bridge

Model village started by John and Robert Lord, who built a cotton mill next to the Dean Brook in the north-west outskirts of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.

Barton Aqueduct

Aqueduct, designed by James Brindley and opened on 17 July 1761, which carried the Bridgewater Canal over the River Irwell at Barton-upon-Irwell, in the historic county of Lancashire, England.

Barton Swing Aqueduct

Aqueduct in Barton upon Irwell, Greater Manchester, England carrying the Bridgewater Canal across the Manchester Ship Canal, opened in 1894.