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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 30th March, 2014)

Wigan Hall

Wigan Hall
The old rectory off Frog Lane.

Photo: Thomas Walsh  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
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Comment by: Derek Platt on 30th March 2014 at 00:43

Looks like a prime target for demolition to me.

Comment by: John H on 30th March 2014 at 03:13

This pic reminds me of Corry [The Old Rec] The modern van spoils the shot. The shot is OK

Comment by: kath on 30th March 2014 at 09:29

what a lovely building. I wouldn't mind a toot inside.

Comment by: lm on 30th March 2014 at 11:24

Been a house there for at least 600 years, bet its haunted wooooo

Comment by: A.W. on 30th March 2014 at 13:00

Remember going inside there once must have been in the late 1970s, I think it was for a sort of local history exhibition or something like that.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 30th March 2014 at 15:26

I took photos in there several years ago.There were used needles everywhere.The incumbent (as he called himself) thought I was up to no good !
The Rector always had a good bonfire in the fifties.

Comment by: Jemmy on 1st April 2014 at 18:08

Lovely building. Because of that, I expect it will soon end up derelict.
Someone at Wigan council seems to hate old buildings...

Comment by: Ian Greenhalgh on 30th December 2016 at 16:17

My friend Barry Snelgrove (now sadly deceased) used to live here and acted as caretaker to save the building being vandalised. I would sleep here on my visits to Wigan for a night out on the town.I have happy memories of times spent at the hall.What a fantastic hall to house a fantastic guy and his boys Darryl and Lloyd . I.T.Greenhalgh , Bolton, Lancs

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