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The entrance to Lower Ashes, a splendid example of the type of house favoured by the well-to-do farmer and merchant clothier of the 17th century.

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The rotating arm and its stone wheel were moved - by animal or man - around a circular base to produce sand for floors, roads and building work. The stone crusher was removed to Bacup town centre in the 1970s.

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The door at the top of the steps was the entrance to the "takkin' in shop" of John Fielden, who lived there from 1703 to his death in 1734. This portion was probably added by the same John Fielden for the purpose of his business as a clothier, or…

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A reconstruction, by inhabitants of Old Farm, Mankinholes, of a cottage industry process.

The photograph, taken in 1885 shows John Greenwood, farmer, demonstrating the use of the 'bobbin-joan' a device used in earlier times for winding the spun…

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Handloom weavers, as depicted by the artist A.W. Bayes of Lumbutts.

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A reconstruction, by inhabitants of Old Farm, Mankinholes, of a cottage industry process. The photograph, taken in 1885, shows Harriet Pilling, demonstrating the use of the 'bobbin-joan' a device used in earlier times for winding the spun cotton on…

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Three hundred years ago, most of the population would be found in the farms and cottages on the upland "shelf", in areas such as Shore, Mankinholes and Bottomley. Families were self-sufficient, growing and producing most of their own food and…

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Three hundred years ago, most of the population would be found in the farms and cottages on the upland "shelf", in areas such as Shore, Mankinholes and Bottomley. Families were self-sufficient, growing and producing most of their own food and…

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Three hundred years ago, most of the population would be found in the farms and cottages on the upland "shelf", in areas such as Shore, Mankinholes and Bottomley. Families were self-sufficient, growing and producing most of their own food and…
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