From its junction in the middle of Kerridge with Jackson Lane and Oak Lane, Redway extends about 200m up a gentle slope with fine examples of local stone cottages along one side looking out over a small valley of green fields, stone walls and tree lined Kerridge Hill beyond.
Pedestrian path across a field to Higher Lane.
Nearest shops – Bollington.
Nearest pub – Bull’s Head.
Council Ward – East.
|The cottages at the top of the lane (white fronted in the picture left) were the Redway Inn before conversion back into cottages in the early 21stC. The field in the foreground was called `Gatley`s Meadow`. To the right of the cottages is a track leading up Betty`s Brew, as it was once known, to Kerridge Hill (pedestrians only) and White Nancy. To the left is a paved path to Bollington passing a row of five cottages once known as `Two Pence Ha`penny Row`in the early 1900s and birthplace of my (Linda Stewart`s) mother in 1937.|
|There are many footpaths in Kerridge, particularly between the village centre and the quarries along the hillside. All of these paths are paved with stone. They were heavily used when the quarries were at their peak, with large numbers of quarrymen walking to and from their work. There is a very fine example of a stone wall crossing stile in Redway (left). Several local walks are described on the Bollington Outdoors page.|
This street is in the Kerridge Conservation Area. Numbers 2-40 and 1-5 are subject to Article 4 Direction.
See Listed Buildings page for the full list and notes regarding Listed, Article 4, and SPD properties.
The links on the structures are to the Historic England web site. Any links to local history pages are to this web site.
|White Nancy monument; II, Folly/summerhouse: 1817 for John Gaskell jr. of North End Farm. Accessible from local roads via public footpaths. (Local history page).|