Little Heaton  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Little Heaton like this:

HEATON (LITTLE), a township in Prestwich parish, Lancashire; contiguous to Great Heaton, 5 miles N of Manchester. It was called, till about a century ago, Heaton-Fallowfield. Acres, 509. Real property, £1, 915. Pop., 838. Houses, 161. The manor belonged to the Hollands, and passed to the Egertons. About one half of the property belongs now to the Earl of Wilton. A farm house, called Old Hall, occupies the site of Old Heaton Hall. There is a national school.

Little Heaton through time

Little Heaton is now part of Bury district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bury has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Little Heaton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Heaton, in Bury and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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