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The Statue of Alice Nutter. Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve [Pendle witches] marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft" Women In History, British History, American History, Family History, Witch History, Witchcraft History, Statues, Minions, Salem Witch Trials

The Statue of Alice Nutter.

Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft"

As these photographs show, the once-majestic art deco Odeon cinemas have become uninspiring shopping blocks, bingo halls and stationary superstores. Unique Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Cinema Architecture, Bauhaus Architecture, Amsterdam, Streamline Moderne, Tower Design, Brick And Mortar, Arquitetura

Odeon Cinema, Gunsmith Lane, Burnley, Lancashire

Located on the corner of Gunsmith Lane (today renamed Church Street) and Yorkshire Street. Built and operated by the Oscar Deutsch chain of Odeon Theatres Ltd. The Odeon Burnley opened on 28th August 1937 with Gary Cooper in "The Plainsman". The facade had a typical ‘Odeon’ house style, with cream faiance tiles and a slender fin tower which had the Odeon name across the top. The auditorium ran parallel to Church Street, and contained seating for 1,404 in the stalls and 732 in the circle. A…

Towneley Hall, Burnley, East Lancashire - for centuries home of the Towneley family; now for over a hundred years a museum and gallery. Burnley Lancashire, Welsh Country, Kent London, Castle Pictures, English Manor Houses, Northern England, Tower House, Historic Houses, Country Houses

Towneley Hall, Burnley

Towneley Hall, Burnley, East Lancashire - for centuries home of the Towneley family; now for over a hundred years a museum and gallery.

1951 Guy Arab IV/East Lancs heads 1955 Leyland /East Lancs in Burnley - From my "Manchester Area Buses"book. Bus Coach, Burnley, Photo Search, Public Transport, Coaches, Buses, Old Photos, Trains, Transportation

Burnley Guy AHG641 and PD2 1970 Bus Photo

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Curzon Street’s busy history Burnley, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, The Good Place, Past, England, History, Buildings, Street

Curzon Street’s busy history

I have brought this article forward. I had intended to publish it later in the year but, last week, I was contacted by a lady who said she had enjoyed a Peek into the Past, as I had written about “the days when the horse was supreme”.

Burnley, St James Street from Francis Frith Burnley, Saint James, Saints, Street View, Life

Burnley, St James Street c.1955

Photo of Burnley, St James Street c.1955

This is Padiham Road at its junction with Accrington Road, Trafalgar Street and Westgate, with John Watts clock visible in the backgroun. The Gables, Street Names, Burnley, My Town, Glass Jars, Terrace, Buildings, Landscapes, Tower

Padiham Road

This is Padiham Road at its junction with Accrington Road, Trafalgar Street and Westgate, with John Watts clock visible in the background. This part of Padiham Road is now known as Westway and the shops have been demolished. Another view of this junction, showing the demolished shops. The pharmacy business of J. A. Barlow stood at the junction of Padiham Road and Accrington Road and had a splendid display of glass jars, containing various coloured liquids. This is Padiham Road at its…

The Old Sparrow Hawk Inn near Burnley, Lancashire. Burnley Lancashire, Old Postcards, Family History, Old Photos, The Past, Old Things, Coast, Bucket, England

The Old Sparrow Hawk Inn near Burnley, Lancashire. Early 1900s.

Built in the middle of the 16th century the Old Sparrow Hawk Inn had an adjoining house and a blacksmiths behind it. It was demolished in 1890 and replaced by a new building in 1896. The group of people gather outside as the Inns contents are auctioned off. The church wardens of saint Peters conducted the auction and helped provide refreshments. Burnley, Furniture Sale, 16th Century, Blacksmithing, Contents, Buildings, Old Things, Louvre, Middle

Built in the middle of the 16th century the Old Sparrow Hawk Inn had an adjoining house and a blacksmiths behind it. It was demolished in 1890 and replaced by a new building in 1896. The group of people gather outside as the Inns contents are auctioned off. The church wardens of saint Peters conducted the auction and helped provide refreshments.

A later postcard view of the Tim Bobbin Hotel in Burnley. Burnley, Old Maps, Past, Hotels, Places, Life, Past Tense, Antique Maps, Old Cards

How Burnley’s Tim Bobbin pub got its name

Peek into the Past finds itself in the Ightenhill area but, this time, we are going to visit its famous pub, the Tim Bobbin.