A view over bollington from white nancy, looking north. Bollington town library discover bollington bollington. White nancy, rainow and the gritstone trail come walk. Discover all 31 titles in the 50 walks series and try a sample walk in your favourite part of the country. The most bollington families were found in the uk in 1891. Bollington and white nancy b ollington s industrial past is all around you as you drive into the town from the direction of stockport and the first impression is that this is a typical pennine settlement with. Elizabeth was baptized on month day 1802, at baptism place. Its profile forms the logo for the town of bollington. If you would prefer a short history then please look at the short history of bollington or, for a longer history of a longer time, you could read bollington through the centuries, a delightful book written in 1934 by the then vicar of st. Circular in plan, sugar loaf shape with a ball finial at the apex. It is delivered free to every home in bollington, kerridge, whiteley green and parts of. Since 1966 it has been recorded in the national heritage list for england as a designated grade ii listed building. White nancy the famous bollington monument or folly know as white nancy has been painted with a large number 50 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the towns arts festival which.
See more ideas about cheshire, chester cathedral, england. Recently retired and about to undertake an mphil in the history of science, technology and medicine at manchester university. The gritstone trail, or cheshire gritstone trail, is a 56kilometre 35 mi longdistance footpath in england which follows the most westerly hills of the peak district from disley station to mow cop, and on via. Brink barn this endterrace barn conversion cottage lies on the outskirts of the village of pott shrigley in cheshire. Click on the picture below for access to further information regarding renewing books.
White nancy is a structure at the top of the northern extremity of kerridge hill, predominantly in the parish of rainow, overlooking the village of kerridge and the town of bollington, cheshire, england. Thank you for visiting our channel page for the sharma show. Search from several thousand images for people, places and events. The glass house is a superb designer conversion of a former stained glass workshop right in the heart of the thriving and bustling historic town of bollington. Elizabeth bollington historical records and family trees. For a closer view pick up bollington circular walk. A member of the gaskell family of ingersley, sometime between 1815 and 1818 erected this folly, probably to commemorate the battle of waterloo. Featured attractions bollington town and country side. Bollington live is published three times per year in february, june and october.
It is a lovely little place in a beautiful location. White nancy our local folly which sits on top of kerridge hill boasts amazing views macclesfield canal located at the end of our road and is great for a picturesque walk adlington hall country hall. White nancy boddington and the kerridge ridge white. Inside bollington issue 44 by inside magazines issuu. Originally the site of a beacon that would have been lit to warn of. Bollington discovery centre, canal 5 clarence mill. If you would prefer a short history then please look at the short history of bollington or, for a longer history of a longer time, you could read bollington through the centuries, a delightful book written in. Bollington is also known locally as the happy valley. On the path of the gritstone trail is the grade ii listed white nancy folly. White nancy from rainow road, by christine anne sheehan.
Cw 64 white nancy decorated for waterloo bollington 6. White nancy, rainow, cheshire east british listed buildings. It was built by john gaskell junior of ingersley hall, around 1817 to commemorate the victory of the duke of wellington at the battle of waterloo. The most prominent local feature, and great short walk destination is white nancy, a folly standing at the bollington end of kerridge. Community magazine including local news and whats on. Were a very fun and unpredictable family in the uk and love creating fun content. In view of the current emergency, we have suspended group meetings until further notice. Cravens other definitive works on this period, white, red, and black is an indispensable book for those interested in colonial, southern, and black history. Bollington town library situated on the ground floor of the bollington civic hall, bollington library is one of the best equipped and well used libraries in cheshire east. Waterloo celebration over the weekend of 19th 21st june 2015 bollington enjoyed a programme of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the victory at the battle of waterloo as well as the 200th anniversary of the building of white nancy on kerridge hill which was itself erected to remember the victory at waterloo. Bollington family history club bollington family history. Take a look at bygone bollington for a hit of nostalgia. The white nancy overlooks the village of kerridge and town of bollington. Based in clarence mill the centre houses the photographic archive for bollington.
We used it as a base to go up white nancy and watch the fireworks for nye. White nancy is a tower situated on the ridge to the south of the town, and is said to have been built by a member of the gaskell family to commemorate. Bollington is a delightful village and we took some time to explore it. The bollington family name was found in the usa, the uk, and canada between 1880 and 1920. View all restaurants near white nancy on tripadvisor. Paintings by bollingtonbased arist, christine anne sheehan, have always been popular at thewhitegallery. Bollingtons most famous landmark is white nancy, a monument that some say was built to. Apr 10, 20 explore boothscountrys board booths counties. A pale coloured bitter with lots of body and good fruit an hop taste but not overly sweet. White nancy folly is located near to bollington in cheshire and was built to commemorate the battle that effectively ended the career of napoleon one of the most famous military leaders of all time. It is situated on the river dean and the macclesfield canal. Not to be confused with little bollington formerly bollington near bowdon.743 451 221 1484 619 1394 432 831 1160 27 1362 879 1105 1299 689 1404 497 219 606 976 1352 395 1031 1083 457 869 672 216 508 3 285 187 606 204 511 393 923 293 556 483 301 823 1222 615