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Royal Oak

Wigan Lower Rd. Shevington WN6 8LJ., Shevington

Listed Date: 00/00/0000
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At Risk: No


Awaiting building text - From earliest times the area had a sparse and scattered population eking out a living from the common and wood and farmlands owned by the church including Burscough PrioryCockersand Abbey and the Knights Hospitallers until the Dissolution of the Monasteries from 1536 and that of the local gentry included Sir Adam Banastre, Lord of the Manor in 1288 and the Standish, Catterall, Stanley, Rigby, Hulton, Dicconson and Hesketh families – the last being the last lord of the manor in 1798.[7]


Photos courtesy of Chris Thompson