Butterworth Jewellers Blue Plaque

Butterworth Jewellers Blue Plaque

Butterworth Jewellers Blue Plaque Butterworth Jewellers 1896 Since 1903, this property has been occupied by Butterworth Jewellers, which is the longest established family-run business within the town centre. 14 Drake Street, Rochdale Lisa Lee My Dad bought my nurses buckle from that jewellers when I qualified in 1991 Angeline Teale Butterworths jewellers, my grandmother, took…

Kenion Street Blue Plaque

Kenion Street Music Building Blue Plaque

Kenion Street Music Building Blue Plaque Kenion Street Music Building, Cargo Studios (first floor) 1977-84 Tractor Music (ground floor) 1977-83 Suite 16 Studios 1984-2001(both floors) From 1977 onwards this building saw an endless stream of bands from Manchester, Liverpool and from all over the British Isles, pass through its doorways as it became the place for groups…

Blue Bell Inn Blue (Red) Plaque

Blue Bell Inn Blue Plaque

Blue Bell Inn Blue Plaque (Red) Blue Bell Inn Grade II Listed Building 1745-1911 One of only four public houses listed in the 1626 Manor Survey of Rochdale. The Blue Bell (rebuilt 1745) derives its name from the medieval church bell traditionally painted blue. 20 Newgate, Rochdale Joe Kozarzewski where was it exactly Paul Jones Outside…

Church of Saint Edmund Blue Plaque

Church of Saint Edmund Blue Plaque Church of Saint Edmund Grade I Listed 1870- 1873   Church of Saint Edmund Blue Plaque is situated on the main gatepost of the Church The outstanding Freemasonic architecture represents the pinnacle of James Medland and Henry Taylors’ architectural skills. The building was funded by notable Rochdale banker, industrialist…

Union Flag Inn Blue Plaque

Union Flag Inn Blue Plaque

Union Flag Inn Blue Plaque

Union Flag Inn
Grade II Listed Building
1708

Union Flag Inn Blue Plaque
In 1745 a confrontation between the forces of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the town authorities took place here. Built as a residence it is a particularly early instance of accomplished classical architecture. Used as a bank since 1930.