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Aberford

Rural village and civil parish in West Yorkshire, a historic settlement in the ancient Kingdom of Elmet.

Akroydon

Model village developed near Edward Akroyd’s Bankfield mansion in Haley Hill, Halifax in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The houses are in blocks of six to ten around the park in streets named after cathedral cities.

All Saint’s Church, Ledsham

Active Anglican church in Ledsham, West Yorkshire, possibly the oldest extant building in the county.

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.

Anglezarke

Sparsely populated civil parish near Chorley in Lancashire with no village, just scattered farms and the hamlet of White Coppice.

Arthington Priory

Arthington Priory, founded in the mid-12th century, was a nunnery or convent that was home to a community of about ten nuns in Arthington, Yorkshire.

Astley

Village in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, formerly a coal-mining area, but now part of a commuter belt for the nearby city of Manchester.

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.