On 1st April 1643 n top of this ancient tower 86 royalist sharpshooters held out against the parliamentary forces killing more than were killed in the storming of the town, surrendering only when the commander of those troops ade preparations to blow up the tower.

Peter Hughes on Flickr
Peter Hughes on Flickr

All Saints' Church, Wallgate, Wigan
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by Wigan Civic Trust

Colour: slate

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