Category: Tulketh Hall

Where was Tulketh Hall?

It overlooked the Ribble at the top of the steep hill anyone will know who’s tried to cycle up Bray St, the bottom of Waterloo Road or Poulton St. We’ve had a few requests for photos of Tulketh Hall, Ashton’s

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Tulketh Hall – 1000 years of history – Part 2

Continuing on from part 1, in this article we explore the history of one of Preston’s great lost buildings from the 17th century to the present day. Tulketh Hall was a Catholic stronghold during many of the early years of

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Tulketh Hall – 1000 years of history – Part 1

Over two articles, ashtononribble.com takes a look the long history of one of Preston’s great lost buildings. The history of Tulketh Hall, inevitably, begins with the hall’s end. After years with no fixed role, a stately home anachronistically surrounded by

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Troubled times at Tulketh Hall

Tulketh Hall 1898 – 1924 This is one of a series of articles looking at the history of Tulketh Hall, Ashton’s historic stately home, which was demolished in 1959. It’s hard not to be melodramatic about the history of Tulketh

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The end of Tulketh Hall

Over 50 years after the demolition of Tulketh Hall, ashtononribble.com takes a look at the reasons behind the hall’s demise. Tulketh Hall is a sad reminder of how it takes only a generation or two for important buildings, when they

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The remnants of Tulketh Hall

As part of our series of articles on Tulketh Hall, in 208 we thought we’d visit the Tulketh Hall site to see if there any hints of its auspicious past. Tulketh Hall was knocked down in 1959, but with a

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