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Abbey Hulton gets its name from the former Hulton Abbey, where a group of monks once lived. The abbey, dedicated to St Mary, belonged to the Cistercian order, the White Monks. It was founded in 1223 by Henry de Audley in what was then a remote part of the county

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You can find out more about the history of Middleport on two new history walks.

The walks are taking place on Sunday 23rd June (2pm to 4pm) and Monday 24th (10.30am to 12.30pm), starting at Middleport Pottery. Advance booking is essential.