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Sep 2019

 

 

Tue 10th Sep 2019
Annual Review of Projects.


Sun 14 Sep 2019. Official Opening of the Duxbury History & Township Trails.
Many thanks to John and Christine Harrison who made it happen.



Below are some images from the review by Boyd Harris.


Tramroad Bridge in 1800s


Tramroad Bridge over the River Ribble is now closed 


Astley Hall staircase Aug 2019


Astley Hall staircase 1920s


23rd Mar 2019 official re-opening of
Rivington Pigeon Tower by Sir Lindsay Hoyle


Pigeon Tower or Dovecote Tower

Top floor

Built in 1910 by Lord Leverhulme
The fireplace engraved with the initials of William Heskth and Elizabeth Ellen Lever run in a circular wheel above the family motto, MUTARE VEL TIMERE SPERNO - "To change or to fear I spurn".
   


ROC (Royal Observer Corps) monitoring post on Denham Hill, Brindle is being refurbished


Access ladder descends 5m


Interior


Interior
   


Duke Bar Burnley May 2019


Duke Bar early 1900s

 

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