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Chorley - Withnell - Withnell Fold stocks or Withnell Stocks

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The stocks in Withnell Fold are now sited in their third position since 1848. originally they were located on the main Chorley - Blackburn road adjacent to the road to the village. They were then moved to the farmyard of Stocks Cottages. In 1958 they were moved to the current location.
 

Withnell Fold stocks

Withnell Fold stocks

Withnell Fold stocks or
Withnell Stocks at Stocks cottages c1930
photo by Edward Hodkinson.

The stocks in the late 1840s