– Evocative of an aristocratic and glorious history, there are many mansions around England that now stand empty or abandoned. These impressive buildings may look lonely and forlorn but behind every mansion is a story. Winstanley Hall in Winstanley, Wigan Shiela Gummerson, 72, spent much of her childhood living in the grounds of Winstanley Hall, where her parents worked for its owners, the Bankes family.

 

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