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Caption for Congleton, Little Moreton Hall 1902: Two miles south of Congleton stands Little Moreton Hall, a magnificent moated manor house, originally built in the mid-15th century by Sir Richard de Moreton and added to by successive generations of his family. As with many houses of this period there is a secret room; the difference at Little Moreton is that a second secret room exists. It is beneath the moat.

An extract from Cheshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Congleton, Little Moreton Hall 1902

My great grandfather - Charles Dale was living at Moreton Old Hall when this photograph was taken. His family, the Dales, had become tenant farmers for Moreton Old Hall in the 1860s and the Hall was the farmhouse that was provided. Thomas and Ann Dale had 15 children - Charles was the youngest, so the size of the Hall (...Read full memory)

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