Places (236 pages found in this category)


Grange Ash Colliery

Colliery that operated between 1871 and 1966, south of the A642 road east of Grange Moor crossroads.

Grange Moor

Tract of moorland more than 700 feet above sea level that gave its name to Grange Moor, a residential village.

Great Boys Colliery

Great Boys Colliery in Tyldesley was a coal mine operating on the Manchester Coalfield in the second half of the 19th century in Lancashire, England.

Great County Adit

System of underground tunnels that drained tin and copper mines between Redruth and Bissoe in west Cornwall.

Great Flat Lode

Large ore-bearing body of rock under the southern slopes of Carn Brea, south of Camborne in Cornwall, England.

Great Haigh Sough

Tunnel or adit driven under Sir Roger Bradshaigh’s Haigh Hall estate between 1653 and 1670, to drain his coal and cannel pits.

Great Moreton Hall

Great Moreton Hall is a former country house in Moreton cum Alcumlow near Congleton, in Cheshire, England, less than a mile (1.6 km) from its better-known near namesake Little Moreton Hall.

Gropecunt Lane

Street name found in English towns and cities during the Middle Ages, believed to be a reference to the prostitution centred on those areas; it was normal practice for a medieval street name to reflect the street’s function or the economic activity taking place within it.

Grub Street

Once a London street famous for its low-end publishers and hack writers, Grub Street has become a pejorative term for impoverished writers and works of low literary value.

Gwennap

Hamlet and civil parish in West Cornwall.