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St Saviours Church, Bacup, August 2012

The church was consecrated on Monday, the 23rd of January, 1865. Representatives of the local Wesleyan, Baptist and Independent churches were present at the service. The total build cost of the church, nearby school and vicarage was £8,000. The church, […]

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St Peter’s Church, Stanley, January 2012

The foundation stone for the church was laid on the 13th September 1822 by by Francis Maude of Hatfield Hall who was a barrister in Wakefield. The Church was opened nearly two years later on 6th September, 1824. Stanley Church […]

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Taxall Lodge, Whaley Bridge, November 2011

Taxal lodge was built in 1904 and was the home of Lt. Col. H. Ramsden Jodrell, who died in 1950. The lodge then became a special school. This Lodge replaced an earlier Taxal Lodge originally built futher up the valley […]

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Gateacre Comprehensive School, Liverpool, September 2011

Gateacre Community Comprehensive School opened in 1957,the lower block was the only building there until 1961 when the main block was added. Once completed it consisted of 4 floors A,B,C,D, Â 3 Gyms, 3 Halls, 3 Canteens, 4 Playgrounds, a […]

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University of Derby College, Buxton, July 2011

University of Derby College, Buxton is located on Harpur Hill in Buxton, Derbyshire Formerly known as High Peaks College, it became part of the University of Derby in 1998. The Harpur Hill Campus closed in 2006 as the University moved […]

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Loxley Independent Chapel, Loxley, June 2011

Loxley Chapel was built in 1787, by Rev Benjamin Greaves, curate of Bradfield, and a few friends. It is grade 2 listed and has been on English Heritage at risk register since August 1985. It closed in 1993. When it […]

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St Mary’s Site, Bangor, Wales, June 2011

Bangor University was established in 1884 (its original title was University College of North Wales) as a direct result of a campaign in the late 19th century for better higher education provision in Wales. In 1977 St Mary’s College Bangor, […]

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Fylde Farm Part 2 – Emmanuel Christian School, Poulton-Le-Fylde, May 2011

Emmanuel Christian School was an independent ‘Faith Education’ school which catered for children aged between 3 and 16 years of age in Blackpool, Lancashire The school was established in Fleetwood in January 1979 as a bold move to offer a […]

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St Cyprian’s Church, Liverpool, February 2011

St Cyprian’s church, in Edge Lane, once had a thriving congregation but numbers dwindled over the years. It is now surrounded by the remains of demolished houses.

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