1986 HOGHTON TOWER

 HOGHTON TOWER                         
 THE OWNERS OF HOGHTON TOWER LIVE THERE
 AND THEY ALSO OPEN THE BUILDING TO THE
 PUBLIC EVERY SUNDAY, EXCEPT ON BANK   
 HOLIDAYS.  THERE ARE SEVEN PEOPLE     
 EMPLOYED THERE AS GUIDES AND IT IS    
 OPEN FROM 1400 TO 1700 HOURS.         
 THERE ARE 30,000 TO 40,000 VISITORS A 
 YEAR AND THE ADMISSION CHARGES        
 ARE £1.50 FOR ADULTS AND 50 P FOR     
 CHILDREN.                             
 HOGHTON TOWER IS ALSO USED FOR BALLS, 
 CONFERENCES AND ANTIQUE FAIRS.        
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

Map of the area

What is Domesday?

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part…  read more here

In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

Shortly afterwards the website was added to The National Archives’ UK Government Web Archive.

If you are reading this via UK Government Web Archive, then the original Domesday search function and contact form will not work. This is a consequence of the archiving process. See Using Domesday for more details.