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Greater Manchester Photographic Memories

Greater Manchester Photographic Memories

The photo 'Wigan, Haigh Hall 1896' appears in this book

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Caption for Wigan, Haigh Hall 1896: Haigh Hall was designed by the twenty-fourth Earl of Crawford for himself and built at a cost of £100,000 between c1832 and 1840. Stone for the building was cut on site by machinery brought to the estate by way of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. The timber came from the Haigh and from Crawford's estates in Jamaica.

An extract from Greater Manchester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Wigan, Haigh Hall 1896

That's why it's called 'Haigh' Hall and not Wigan Hall. It's NEAR Wigan.

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