Six Ancient Monuments in Manchester

A monument can be any site considered to be of national archaeological importance and is protected as a scheduled ancient monuments.

Remains of eastern wall of Roman fort

It’s a real survivor too, Roman, and one of six scheduled ancient monuments in Manchester

Manchester starts with the Romans

The strategic value of the rounded bluff over the confluence of the Rivers Irwell and Medlock and named it Mamucium or ‘breast shaped hill

It marks the alpha node of this famous city.

Baguley Hall

Baguley Hall is a 14th-century timber-framed building is found in Greater Manchester

It is located in  North West England.

Hanging Bridge

The Hanging Bridge immediately south of Manchester Cathedral is a rare survival of a medieval structure in the city center.

It survives in good condition and recent refurbishing of the buildings

Environment which surround the monument have brought the remains into prominence as an educational and recreational enhancement for the public.

Moated site of Peel Hall

The monument is Peel Hall moated site. It includes island measuring c.50m square that is surrounded by a waterlogged

Secondary access is provided by a causeway on the western arm.

The hall was eventually demolished in 1809, later it was replaced by the following year

Moated site of Clayton Hall

Clayton Hall is a grade II listed building, At the living history museum discover the dining room, sunken cold store room, kitchen, hallway, bedroom and wash house, in Victorian style.,

 It operates as an educational resource ,this hall is open to the public on open days throughout the year. Donations are welcome

Viewing of Nico Ditch

To see the ditch in Platt Fields Park just follow the park interpretation signs to find it near the boating lake

By the railings, you can follow along with the railings on your left for most of its length.

On the way you’ll find the Shakespearean Gardens which used to be part of the grounds of Ashfields House, now demolished.