Created 8-Dec-12
Modified 5-Jan-13
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An ironworks ideally situated in the 1780s as the nearby towns of Oldham and Ashton-under-Lyne began to develop. It was a substantial works, but was abandoned in 1963. Some of the original housing provided for workers still survives. The area is now almost unrecognisable as it has become a country park.

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Keywords:ashton-under-lyne, cheshire, houses, iron, ironworks, oldham, park bridge, steel, tameside

HRS 3512 Park Bridge ironworks, rolling equipment

HRS 3512 Park Bridge ironworks, rolling equipment

HRS 3513 Park Bridge ironworks housing

HRS 3513 Park Bridge ironworks housing

HRS 3514 Park Bridge ironworks chapel

HRS 3514 Park Bridge ironworks chapel

HRS 3515 Park Bridge Ironworks chapel

HRS 3515 Park Bridge Ironworks chapel

HRS 3517 Park Bridge ironworks drop-hammer

"industrial archaeology"

HRS 3516 Park Bridge ironworks houses

HRS 3516 Park Bridge ironworks houses

HRS 3518 Park bridge ironworks, coal winding engine masonry

HRS 3518 Park bridge ironworks, coal winding engine masonry

HRS 3519 Park Bridge ironworks chimney

HRS 3519 Park Bridge ironworks chimney

HRS 3519 Park Bridge meltwater channel

HRS 3519 Park Bridge meltwater channel

HRS 4450 Ashton-under-Lyne, Fairbottom Bobs

HRS 4450 Ashton-under-Lyne,  Fairbottom Bobs