Rivington Chinese gardens,Lever Park,The Pigeon Tower, Rivington


http://www.sanoodi.com/routes/chinese-gardens-rivington-305212/

note from dad :family walk to the Chinese gardens ,Rivington

The Bungalow Grounds, locally known as the Chinese Gardens.  These were constructed by Lord Leverhulme on the slopes below the Pigeon Tower.


taken from
http://www.rivingtonhallbarn.co.uk/localarea/

can you see round loaf ? to the right is great hill
http://jakeofwinterhill.blogspot.com/search/label/Great%20Hill
sites for the round Loaf
http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/5568
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_Loaf
http://explore.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/os_routes/show/17384
http://www.owenswalks.org/lan019/lan019.html

building that looks like a turret

the top of another turret !

bathing lake -stone steps lead down into the water

pigeon tower

look at the view

Rivington Pike

Lever Bridge

ballroom floor

short stairs

long stairs , this place is full of all kinds of stairs leading to different buildings and levels

can you see the R tree ?

the big garden

a sign about  Rivington terraced garden

Pigeon Tower

links

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/97653


http://www.rivingtonhallbarn.co.uk/localarea/


http://www.chorley.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1202


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rivington


http://www.bolton.org.uk/terraced.html


http://www.angelfire.com/in/rivington/leverpark.html


http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=125-zhc&cid=1#1 details of the plans held for Roynton Cottage,

Link to the person who designed the  Lever park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hayton_Mawson

http://www.leverpark.co.uk/ friends of Lever park

maps of rivington
http://rivington-lancashire.com/MapsP2.html

 

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