#566 – Astley Green Colliery 2

As the gates were shut and preparations for a post-lockdown reopening were still underway, I had to limit my photography to the view from the gate. This is where the camera on my phone comes in handy, as being able to poke it through the bars on the gate gave me a different perspective to…

#122 – A Windmill? In Wigan?

Standing alone in the middle of a field on the outskirts of Wigan is this rather forlorn looking windmill. It was originally built half a mile away to serve the Haigh Brewery, but was at some point moved and rebuilt in its current location. Sadly it’s fallen into disrepair no doubt due to it’s slightly exposed position…