Mossley Heritage

Mossley Heritage Trails

A Horse’s Tale

An image of Hannah the Horse Livingstone Primary School's logo

Hannah the Horse and Class 3 at Livingstone Primary School will take you on an incredible journey through time, telling ‘A Horse’s Tale’ of war, buns and bonfires!

Did you know that there was a murder in the cinema and an attempted bank robbery in Mossley?

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  1. 1
    Livingstone Primary and Nursery School

    Hannah goes to School

    Hannah the Horse realised that the large brick building with huge windows that was being built next to her field was finally finished. The noise of sawing and hammering had been replaced by a new sound.

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  2. 2
    Valeside Community Garden

    Hannah visits Valeside

    Hannah snorted loudly as she pulled the cart full of milk churns up Old Brow.

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  3. 3
    Mossley Park Old Brow Gates

    Hannah Visits the Recreation Ground

    Hannah was in Mossley Recreation Ground, her cart piled high with buns. Everyone was in a jolly mood and dressed in their finest clothes.

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  4. 4
    Mossley Old Town Hall

    Hannah Goes to the Town Hall

    Hannah and the other horses were very excited. They had been brought to the stables behind Whitehall and groomed until they shone, then ribbons had been plaited in their manes and tails.

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  5. 5
    Bottom Mossley Chippy

    Hannah Goes To The Cinema

    Hannah heard that there was a cowboy film with horses on at the Empire, or the Bottom Pictures as everyone called it.

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  6. 6
    Mossley Train Station

    Hannah Visits The Goods Yard

    Hannah was on the Toll Road alongside Mossley's new station.

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  7. 7
    Soldier and Sailors Recreation Room (top of Queen's Street)

    Hannah Goes To The Soup Kitchen

    Hannah and her cart were waiting outside the Soldiers and Sailors Recreation Room.

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  8. Now head to Mossley Heritage Centre & Emmaus!

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Each trail was researched by one of Mossley’s schools and takes you across seven places exploring our local history!