what is behind the barbed wire?.
Well I don't actually know.
The building lies between Mansfield Road and the former Godley to Apethorn railway line. Access is from Back Lane/Lumn Road.
The architecture is typical of the mid-Victorian factory buildings in the area. It does look as if it could have been a church originally but old maps only mark a "Pumping Station" nearby.
Somme shadows at Heywood - Yesterday I stopped briefly in Heywood, a Lancashire town that lies halfway between Rochdale and Bury. This photo was taken in Heywood Memorial Gardens l...