Two views of Stockport Road as it passes Pole Bank.
Pole Bank was once the family home of the Ashton Family.
The Ashtons were among the earliest cotton pioneers in Hyde. From 1800
they worked as a family business with mills at Gerrards Wood and Wilson
Brook at Godley. Six brothers were involved in the business which, as
well as coal and cotton, also established the calico printing works at
Thanks to Elsie D. for sharing the top photo with us.
Thanks to Google Maps.