In a Cheshire Garden

In a Cheshire Garden

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Although much of the neighbourhood has become semi-urban and any idea of rural seclusion is destroyed, at least in summer, by the crowds that find their way to it from Manchester and other large towns, yet the Cheshire village of Warburton in which this garden is situated is a real country place still. How long it will remain so is another thing. One salt works has been set up at Heatley about a mile away and we are now (1912) promised another, while there is every prospect of land being let for works in Warburton itself. Who knows, in a few years perhaps the whole place may be reduced to the desolation of another Widnes. Then, when it has become a rare thing to find even a blade of grass on the dreary black waste or to see any bird but a grimy sparrow, a record of what was once here may be strange more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.32mm | 158.76g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508450129
  • 9781508450122