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Red Lion Hotel

25 Gerard Street, Ashton

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


1893 public house, with a sympathetic 21st century extension to the south (right) side of the original.

A possible reference to an earlier Red Lion in Ashton, perhaps on the same site, is made by Henry Prescott of Upholland in a diary entry for 19 February 1714-

“... wee set out [from Warrington] past 4, called at … the Lyon in Ashton, and with the help of the Moon came to Wigan about 8....”

Text by the Makerfield Rambler.

See Also

Golden Ball Inn
Commercial Inn
Robin Hood Hotel