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Holy Well, Hollinshead Hall, Tockholes, Lancashire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference –  SD 6636 1994 Getting Here Take the A675 road to Bolton from Abbey Village, going up the track opposite Piccadily farmhouse until you reach the ruins in the woods.  The site can also be … Continue reading

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Ashleigh Barrow, Darwen, Lancashire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SD 696 208 Also Known as: Whitehall Tumulus Archaeology & History Early accounts of this site tell of its destruction in the 19th century, but a modern reconstruction of the site has been made close … Continue reading

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Pleasington Cemetery, Blackburn, Lancashire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference –  SD 649 272 Getting Here The site is situated in a natural hollow just above a steep sided ravine known as Scotsman’s Wood through which a stream flows. The location in the hollow obscures all … Continue reading

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