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Where is Wigan Located ? :  Wigan is situated in the Northwest of England in the UK, it is a small town located approximately half way between the Cities of Liverpool and Mancheste ...

Where is Wigan :The Development of the Town

Where is Wigan :The Development of the Town

The Town of Wigan   The Town of Wigan occupies a roughly triangular spur, some 40m above sea level, overlooking the meandering course of the River Douglas. A mixture of glacia ...

Where is Roman Wigan

Where is Roman Wigan

ROMAN WIGAN ROMAN WIGAN Prior to 1982, virtually nothing was known of Roman  Wigan. It has often been identified with ‘Coccium’ recorded in Iter X of the 2nd century Antonine2nd ce ...

Where is Medieval Wigan

Where is Medieval Wigan

MEDIEVAL WIGAN MEDIEVAL WIGAN After the Roman occupation some form of native settlement in the area is suggested by such British place-names as Bryn, Makerfield and Ince. The exist ...

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Welcome to Where is Wigan ?

Where is Wigan Located ? :  Wigan is situated in the Northwest of England in the UK, it is a small town located approximately half way between the Cities of Liverpool and Manchester, roughly 17 miles(27km )to either . In 1974 reorganisation of local government, which dismembered the ancient county of Lancashire as well as changing the whole system of local administration, Wigan became a borough in the Metro ...

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Where is Wigan :The Development of the Town

The Town of Wigan   The Town of Wigan occupies a roughly triangular spur, some 40m above sea level, overlooking the meandering course of the River Douglas. A mixture of glacial and Coal Measure deposits, the spur is naturally defended by the River Douglas on all sides but the north-west, where the ground level rises gradually towards Standish. The streams and mosses beyond the Douglas to the south of t ...

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Where is Roman Wigan

ROMAN WIGAN ROMAN WIGAN Prior to 1982, virtually nothing was known of Roman  Wigan. It has often been identified with ‘Coccium’ recorded in Iter X of the 2nd century Antonine2nd century Antonine Itinerary as lying 17 Roman miles from ‘Mamucium’ (Manchester). Rivet and Smith (1979) preferred anidentification with Edgeworth, near Bolton, but this was partly on the grounds that no Roman settlement at Wigan had ...

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Where is Medieval Wigan

MEDIEVAL WIGAN MEDIEVAL WIGAN After the Roman occupation some form of native settlement in the area is suggested by such British place-names as Bryn, Makerfield and Ince. The existence too of later Anglo-Saxon and occasional Norse names ( such as Scholes) attests to some continuity of occupation in the post-Roman period. The name Wigan first appears in its present form in 1199, and probably derives from an ...

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