The Churches of Britain and Ireland
Worsley, Greater Manchester
Churches at Walkden.
Methodist Church on Barton Road. Previously the Barton Road Wesleyan Chapel. SD 748 003. © Mike Berrell.
St. Mark, on Worsley Brow. To
quote from Mike, "The clock on the West face of the tower is known as the
Bridgewater Clock, and is famous because it strikes 13 at one o'clock. This
device was invented by the Duke of Bridgewater, when his workmen excused their
lateness at resuming work after the dinner hour because they maintained they
could not hear the clock strike once at one o'clock. The clock was originally
sited in Worsley Works Yard (now Worsley Green), and was presented to St Mark's
Church in 1946 by the Earl of Ellesmere to mark the Church's Centenary
celebrations.". SD 745 007. © Mike Berrell. Two interior views -
2, both © Mike Berrell
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