Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan



Photo-a-Day Archive
Photo-a-Day Archive

Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 26th April, 2008)

Aspull Water Tower


Aspull Water Tower
Aspull Water Tower

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D2Xs : Nikon 17-55mm F2.8 DX)
Views: 4,805

Comment by: winder on 26th April 2008 at 18:27

Nice photo, Dave.
Its actually the Wall Hey pit furnace chimney.

Comment by: Dave on 26th April 2008 at 20:22

Thanks Winder - I've only ever heard it called the water tower. Now I know better :-)

Comment by: kesh on 28th April 2008 at 09:12

WHERE IN ASPULL IS THIS WATER TOWER?

Comment by: Dave on 28th April 2008 at 18:11

It's here...

http://tinyurl.com/43wu83

Comment by: Ken Roocroft on 9th August 2009 at 02:20

I lived in Aspull for a long time, this tower was always known as a ventilation shaft for the local pits.
Ken.

Comment by: Michael Cooper on 19th April 2015 at 17:39

Does anyone know..Is this chimney owned by the council?

Leave a comment?

* Enter the 5 digit code to the right of the input box. Don't worry if you make a mistake, you will get another chance. Your comments won't be lost.