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Wigan Town & Country 1914


'Model cottages' - front
Photo: Rev David Long
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Item #: 8028
This, and its companion pic, seems an odd choice of picture to include in the book. These may have been early Council houses.

Comment by: John Davies on 20th November 2008 at 16:13

These houses are actually on Preston Road with Pepper Lane going round to the left. The signpost points south to Wigan and north to Euxton, Chorley, Leyland and Preston.

Comment by: Dave on 20th November 2008 at 21:12

Thanks John I was scratching my head over that one.
Do these houses still remain as they were?

Comment by: John Davies on 21st November 2008 at 13:27

Yes I think so. I will go and have a look and also take a photo. Watch this space.

Comment by: Art on 22nd November 2008 at 15:02

The two blocks of semis' on Preston Rd are still there, plus another two blocks, same design. According to the Google Earth sattelite pic.

Comment by: John Davies on 22nd November 2008 at 15:57


I have a photo of the same view taken this morning. As I'm unable to post this up, would you like me to send it to you by email. [Please click on my email link.]

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