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Known as Bradeshagh in 1312, it is famous for its tower which is all that remains of a church. This is part of the district of South Turton. To the north is Bromley Cross, south is Castle Hill. East is known as Harwood.

[square stone tower]

164k JPEG May 1996

A bell still hangs in the tower, inscribed 'Ave Maria gracia plena' meaning 'Hail Mary full of grace'. The 16th Century tower itself is all that remains of the Chapel of Ease. It was restored during 1985/86 and rededicated on September 28th 1986.

[Church without a tower]

103k JPEG May 1996

In 1872 this church replaced the one adjacent the tower. It is known as the church without a tower, dedicated to St. Maxentius, the only one in the country.

[rear of pub]

27k GIF 104k JPEG Crofters pub Bradshaw 1996

On the junction of Bradshaw Road, Lea Gate and Bolton Road.

[large stone building in road]

21k GIF 82k JPEG Old School House, Bradshaw 1996

On Lea Gate.

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