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.

Roch Bridge Blue Plaque

Roch Bridge Blue Plaque

Roch Bridge Blue Plaque

Roch Bridge 1910 to 1926

Roch Bridge Blue Plaque

The River Roch is bridged for a distance of 445 metres – the widest bridge in Europe. Originally dating from at least the early 17th century, it was first extended from Yorkshire Street to Wellington Bridge in 1904 and again in 1910, 1923 and 1926.

Touchstones Blue Plaques Rochdale

Touchstones Blue Plaque

Touchstones Blue Plaque Touchstones Rochdale 1884 Touchstones Rochdale Grade II listed 1884 (extended in 1903 and 1913) The Rochdale Town Hall fire of 1883 destroyed the clock tower library and led to the opening of the purpose built ‘Free Public Library’ one year later. The library was extended to include a Museum and Art Gallery,…