Flowery Field House 6385

Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, Greater Manchester

Brief Description

Flowery Field House had a house in grounds to the west of Newton Street. The Great Central and Midland Joint Railway lay to the west. There was a cricket ground to the north and Dukinfield Road to the south. The site had a small pleasure ground and an open area with a stream, surrounded by a shelter belt to the south of the site. The layout of the surrounding area suggests that the site may have been reduced. It may originally have included the area used as a cricket ground and the land beyond the railway.

History

The Flowery Field community was built by Thomas Ashton, cotton manufacturer, around his Carrfield and Bayleyfield Mills during the 1820s and 1830s. This development included Flowery Field House (dating from 1823), in which he himself lived. The site is now lost, and is covered by a housing development.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Now Demolished
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Contributors

  • Cheshire Gardens Trust

  • Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit