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 Photo-a-Day      (Sunday, 7th December, 2014) Views: 2,707 
Top of Haigh Road
 Top of Haigh Road   by Ron Dawber  (Fuji FinePix E900)
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Comment by Mick on 7th December 2014 at 00:04
Historic part of Wigan, Im surprised its never been used for a film location.

Pub, Church, School Cobbles and Windmill its got everything.


Comment by Ken R on 7th December 2014 at 00:36
Thanks Ron, this pic brings many different memories, having a cool drink in the pub, playing cricket behind the pub, my mother and niece are in the Church Yard,, the last time I saw my father was in the funeral arrangers through the arch behind the van, also when I was a kid through the arch taking my grandfathers pony to be shod at the Blacksmiths. So much history for me in this one small picture. THANKS.


Comment by Ken Smith on 7th December 2014 at 10:34
All my family are in St Davids cemetary dating back to 1863 fantastic photo.


Comment by Alan on 7th December 2014 at 12:10
Ron has the post office shut down?


Comment by Mick on 7th December 2014 at 13:30
Alan yes the post office as shut down


Comment by David Fairclough on 7th December 2014 at 19:32
Most of mine too Ken I visit St David's every time I'm in Wigan. Not often enough
Nice photo Ron


Comment by Alex on 7th December 2014 at 20:27
Ron, any idea why that small section of road is still cobbled?


Comment by Derek Platt on 7th December 2014 at 20:40
Good picture, always go in the balcarres or the vic or both when staying with my brother and sister-in-law


Comment by Ron D on 7th December 2014 at 21:36
Alex. No idea ,but they where relaid about 5 years ago.


Comment by Mick on 7th December 2014 at 22:54
Alex its cobbled all around the pub even the car park is still cobbled


Comment by Garry on 8th December 2014 at 09:42
Cobbles last longer than tar.


Comment by tom on 12th December 2014 at 13:35
worked on a house in that row it had a walled garden the well had a tunnel halfway down looked like it leading to the church


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