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Historic Houses & Sites
121 Radcliffe Road , Bolton, Greater Manchester,BL2 1NU
For More Information: 07801 255486
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The house was originally built in 1854 and used as the Park keeper's lodge, the park or woods being part of the Earl of Bradford estate. The lodge was built to serve Bolton's first public park, established by the Earl of Bradford on his estate, but later closed by him.
The house is a unique design and is what is known as a Subterranean property, with two storey living quarters, one at street level and another below street level. It has an arched doorway, with ornamental strap hinges on the front door, and mullion windows each side. There is an Earl of Bradford coat of arms above the door, the house has been known locally as “Two Cats” because of this coat of arms, plus there is a blue English Heritage plaque on the wall dedicated to Fred.
Please refer to website.
We do strongly suggest you contact Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre before you set off on your day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm prices.
Also, it may be worth clicking the link to Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre website, to see if there are special events and seasonal things to do that may be going on during the day.