South of Doffcocker and once part of the parish
of Deane, before that owned by the Barons of Manchester, the de Grelleys or
Greslets. Ancient names on record are Heton or Heten-under-Forest [of Horwich]. The original name was derived from Old
English 'heah' meaning high land, and 'tun' a settlement.
North of here is Doffcocker, east is
junction of Chorley New Road and Chorley Old Road,
south east is
Queens Park, and Gilnow
, and west is
Further west is
Bolton School is on Chorley New road at
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Chorley New Road view east 1999
View towards the town centre, Bolton School is
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Chorley New Road eastern view 1999
With the northern end of Queens Park visible.
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Chorley New Road west view 1999
Looking towards Overdale.
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Lion of Vienna, Chorley New Road, March 1999
A popular pub and well known in the area.
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