Monday 29 September 1975

1. Stories of Turton Date Stones


A survey and analysis of 260 date stones on buildings in Turton from the 17th to 19th centuries.


Publication Number1
TitleStories of Turton Date Stones
AuthorR Lindop
Year Published1975
Number of Pages40
ISBN Number9781904974017
Amazon ASIN1904974015 (view on Amazon)
Price & AvailabilitySee publications list

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Method of Survey
Method of Recording
Limitations of Date Stones as a Record
Type and Style of Date Stone
Interpretation of Initials
Summary of Results
Distribution of Date Stones
  General - All Districts
  Chapeltown and Edgeworth
  Bradshaw and Harwood
  Egerton and Bromley Cross
Early Buildings in the District
Dates within Buildings
Other Dated Stones
Dates of Bridges
Oldest Date Stone
Inscriptions that have been lost
Access to view Date Stones
Summary Lists of Date Stones


Bradshaw Chapel
17th Century Plaster Panel, Walch Fold Farm
Door Lintel on Cottage, Nabbs Farm
Date Stone, Isherwood Hall Farm, Edgworth
Inscription on Maria Square, Belmont
Oldest Date Stone, Lower Fold, Quarlton
Number of Date Stones in each decade

Surnames Included

Barber-Lomax, Barlow, Barton, Bennett, Brandwood, Chetham, Clegg, Davenport, Deakin, Dodgson, Duckworth, Entwistle, Hardcastle, Harvey, Haslam, Heaton, Horrocks, Hulton, Isherwood, Jackson, Johnson, Kay, Kirby,  Knowles, Lever, Lomax, Mather, Pendelton, Sarah, Scholes, Sheldrake, Stephenson, Sudren, Thomasson, Walch, Whitehead, Wright

Word cloud indicating surname frequency