This book is a guide to over 140 remarkable and curious sights to be found in the Greater Manchester area spanning centuries of history from Roman times right up to the present day. Among the peculiarities featured are a church clock that strikes ...
thirteen, the least interesting Roman remains in Britain, a sow's gravestone, a 'lucky' post-box, the world's widest bridge, a glacial boulder, a Chinese arch and a Movarian settlement. Over 150 illustrations are included, together with location and access details. "Curiosities of Greater Manchester" features hidden gems, unusual little buildings, natural features and places which have earned themselves an interesting or mysterious reputation. It is sure to make fascinating reading for residents and visitors alike.
Number of pages: 192
Date of publication: 19/02/2004
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