Glimpses of Greater Manchester ~ A City Daily Photo blog by Chrissy Brand
Thursday, 20 February 2014
Rivington Pigeon Tower
Rivington Pigeon Tower was built up in the hills above Bolton by local lad William Lever (1851-1925) who is better known as the philanthropist Lord Leverhulme. This was built in the early 20th century with three levels. The top storey was to enable William's wife to have a good view when she and her friends did their sewing- it's alright for some! The lower two levels housed ornamental doves and pigeons.