Cannily built at the top of the hill
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Bollington pub map reference: 16, SatNav - OS: SJ936775, Postcode:
NOW CLOSED. Very unlikely to re-open. We are expecting the brewery (Marstons) to apply for change of use to domestic.
Oddity - A long time ago, when coal was delivered to your door by a lad
with a wooden wheelbarrow with a wooden wheel shod with a metal band, they held a
race starting at the aqueduct in Palmerston Street, along Water Street and up High Street
to finish at the Red Lion - pushing their barrows loaded with two hundredweight (c.100kg)
of coal - and they ran all the way! I wonder how many modern lads could do that today?