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Daisy Hill

On the B5325 leading from Westhoughton and Leigh adjoining Hall Lee Bank Park is Daisy Hill. The origins of this name are not known, but was known as Daisey Hillock in 1824.

North east of here is Chequerbent. [train station and track]

28k GIF 91k JPEG Daisy Hill Train Station May 1999

Trains take you into Manchester, or to Wigan, If you want to go to Bolton from here you have to change at Hindley North or Salford Crescent.

[pub frontage]

28k GIF 84k JPEG Rose Hill Tavern May 1999

On Leigh Road.

[reb brick building]

25k GIF 118k JPEG Bellhouse Hartwell Aircraft Engineers April 2001

Industry is diverse they manufacture components.

[detached pub]

26k GIF 116k JPEG Grey Man Daisy Hill Hindley Road April 2001

This pub is on Hindley Road.

[pub in road]

32k GIF 124k JPEG Daisy Hill pub August 2000

This pub takes its name from the area.

[flats and gardens]

28k GIF 120k JPEG Gardens in Daisy Hill August 2000

The area is well known for brightly coloured and well kept gardens.

[triple bell tower church]

26k GIF 130k JPEG St James the Great Daisy Hill April 2001

A prominent landmark when travelling up Leigh Road. The local football team and cricket team (formed in 1896 at New Rock Farm) play on a field in front of this church. They have a web site at http://daisyhillcc.play-cricket.com/

[church entrance red brick]

28k GIF 152k JPEG St James church entrance April 2001

View from Hindley Road.

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