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Whitehouse Gardens 6164

Brief Description

Whitehouse Gardens was a public pleasure gardens. The gardens included elm trees with swings and several summer houses. The site is now lost, as the whole area was developed by 1895.

History

The gardens were attached to a hotel with an entrance through a fence with a ticket office to the rear of the hotel. There were entertainments of music and drinking with fireworks on special evenings.

References

References

Contributors

  • Lancashire Gardens Trust

  • Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit