The Manchester Man (Classic Reprint)

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In 1799 that line was almost unbroken, from the College (where it commenced at Hunt's Bank Bridge) to Red Bank. The little alley by the Town Mill, called Mill-brow, which led down to the wooden Mill Bridge, was little more of a gap than those narrow entries or passages which pierced the walls like slits here and there, and offered dark and perilous passage to courts and alleys, trending in steep incline to the very bed of the Irk. The houses themselves had been good originally, and were thus cramped together for defence in perilous times, when experience taught that a narrow gorge was easier held against warlike odds than an open roadway.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Mrs. G. Linnæus Banks


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781528173650

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm

Page Count - 362

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