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Howe Bridge, Wigan

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Howe Bridge, Wigan

Howe Bridge is a suburb of Atherton, Greater Manchester, England. Historically within Lancashire, it is situated to the south west of Atherton town centre on the B5215, the old turnpike road from Bolton to Leigh. The settlement was built as a model village for the owners of Atherton Collieries.
Administrative CountyWigan
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6602
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01942

Howe Bridge, Wigan in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Howe Bridge, eccl. dist., Leigh par., SE. Lancashire, pop. 1945.

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