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ANSWERS

10 anagrams...
1. My newer losses. (7,6)
Worsley Mesnes
2. Lens attraction. (7,7)
Central Station
3. Washed four more. (5,5,4)
Dower House Farm
4. Grippy beadle. (6,6)
Appley Bridge
5. Select North American. (6,7,6)
Thomas Linacre Centre
6. Cringe Blair year. (8,7)
Carnegie Library
7. Longbow ditto. (7,4)
Bottling Wood
8. Wire clone. (5,4)
Lower Ince
9. Dappling frisker. (11,4)
Springfield Park
10. Voting Hens. (10)
Shevington
 
10 questions...
11. What was Lady Mabel's (of Mab Cross legend) maiden name? Norris
12. Who is the present Mayor of Wigan? Wilf Brogan
13. The Hippodrome was reduced to ashes in which year? 1956 (Apr 21)
14. Which side did Wigan support in the English Civil War? Royalists
15. The Pavilion was demolished in 1959. Which building now occupies the site? Wigan Baths
16. Isle of Man's popular tourist attraction, the Laxey Wheel, was made at which Wigan foundry? Haigh Foundry, Brock Mill Lane
17. Old occupation of 'tallow chandler' meant making what? Candles
18. Name Wigan's only Grade I listed building. St Wilfrid's Church, Standish
19. Name the 'clean' coal, sometimes used for carving decorative household objects. Cannel
20. The "Wigan Flight" is a series of locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Stretching 2 miles between Ince and Aspull, how many locks make up the "Wigan Flight"? 23
 
10 photos...
21.
Trencherfield Mill
22.
Pepper Mill
23.
Wallgate Station
24.
Colliers Arms, New Springs
25.
Police Station
26.
St James & St Thomas Church, Poolstock
27.
Market Square clock, Galleries
28.
Ritz Cinema, now Gala Bingo
29.
Belle Green Pub, Higher Ince
30.
Carnegie Library, Ashton
 

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INSTRUCTIONS:

10 anagrams...
Unscramble the letters to spell Wigan places and buildings, past and present.

10 questions...
General questions about Wigan, some easy, some difficult!

10 photos...
Can you identify all of the buildings? They are all local, only 1 has been demolished.
 

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