Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Denton

Denton.-- small town and township with ry. sta., SE. Lancashire, in par. and 4 miles SE. of Manchester and 182 miles NW. of London, 1706 ac., pop. 7660; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; has hat mfrs. and coal mines. Denton Hall, the old seat of the Hollands, is now a farmhouse.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "small town and township with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Denton Ch/CP       Manchester CP/AP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Denton

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