Littleborough Toll House Blue Plaque

Littleborough Toll House Blue Plaque

Littleborough Toll House Blue Plaque Toll House C. 1824 Summary of tolls on the Blackstone Edge Turnpike Road from the Act of 1735. The Toll prices were displayed on a board above the door. Every drove of calves, hogs, sheep or lamb 5d Every drove of dren or neat cattle per score 10d Every coach,…

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…

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.

Remembrance Gardens Blue Plaque

Remembrance Gardens Blue Plaque

Remembrance Gardens Blue Plaque

Rochdale Remembrance Gardens

These gardens were constructed by the County Borough of Rochdale in compliance with a decision of the towns meeting called by the then Mayor (Councillor Norman Richards Woolfenden J.P.) on 14th April 1947. A fitting Memorial to the Gallant fallen of the 1939-1945 War.

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,…