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A purple Gracie Fields plaque on the wall of the Town Hall.
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  1. Ellenroad Engine House
    Built in 1892 on the banks of the River Beal, the Ellenroad cotton mill produced fine cotton yarn using mule spinning.
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  2. Dating back to the 16th century this fascinating half-timbered building is still a popular and comfortable pub.
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  3. A 12 mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more
  4. Touchstones Rochdale.
    Full of fun activities for the kids, fascinating facts for adults and, for the not so young, a chance to share some cherished memories. Come and discover Rochdale's past and, perhaps, help shape its future.
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  5. Rochdale Pioneers Museum
    The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.
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  6. This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire engineering. It boasts a large collection of vintage fire engines as well as medals, equipment, photographs and more.
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  7. Built as a chapel-of-ease to St Chad's Rochdale in 1742 it was consecrated by the Bishop of Chester (Rochdale being in that Diocese).
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  8. Exterior of Rochdale Town Hall.
    Various times and dates depending on which tour you'd like to attend. Find out details of our regular guided tours of Rochdale Town Hall. There's lots of different options to choose from.
  9. St Leonard's Parish Church, Middleton.
    St Leonard's dates predominantly from 1524, but still retains a tower and porch from Cardinal Langley's church built in 1412, together with traces of a Norman church.
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RT @RochFoodFest: Date for your calendar: Rochdale Food & Drink Festival will return to the town hall on Saturday 4 April 2020
21 Mar 2019   16:06:14