Monthly Archives: March 2014

Gregson Lane in Brindle – the Holy Hand

There is a house here whose lintel bears the initials GG (George Gregson) and the date 1700. It was the last shelter of Edmund Arrowsmith, a Catholic priest who is now known as a Saint. Edmund Arrowsmith (whose given name … Continue reading

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Arndale Centre, Accrington

Accrington’s Arndale Shopping Centre stands on the site of an old cinema which was long thought to be haunted. There had been a cinema here since 1937, although it changed its name several times. At first a Regent, it was … Continue reading

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