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Heritage Open Weekend

David Glover – Digging Up Square Roots

Sat 08 Sep, 2:00pm at Cornerstone

Tickets: Free (donations welcome) , approx running time: 80mins no interval

Join local historian David Glover on Heritage Open Weekend for Digging Up Square Roots.

Stories of four adjacent heritage sites near The Piece Hall: From “The Square”, the first grand project of John Caygill (of Piece Hall fame), David traces stories mainly from the 18th and 19th Centuries, including the Square Chapel Congregationalists of Titus Knight, the opening of Square Church, the hot air balloon accident, and the remarkable factory of Blakey Emmott & Co. in the lost Square Road Mill.