Much of the valley was shaped by the Industrial Revolution, especially the textile industry, between 1837 and 1901. This being the 'Victorian' period, much of the housing portrays such character.
Typical housing within Rossendale:
Situated approximately 20 miles north of the city of Manchester, the Rossendale Valley is nestled between the South Pennines and the West Pennine moors. The breathtaking countryside is not only rich in character but also easily accessible with the M66 and M65 motorway links leading to all destinations and towns close by, including Bury, Burnley and Rochdale.
Stone Victorian terraced rows.
Mill cottages and former Mill owner's residence.
Contemporary/Characteristic apartments, many resorted within restored cotton mills.
Victorian stone semi detached and detached homes.
1930s semi detached houses.
Farmhouses/converted barns within beautiful rural locations.
New developments are well planned/designed providing variety in style, size and house type and mostly of stone/reconstituted stone construction.
Click through for Information and Amenities on towns and villages :
Bacup & Stacksteads
Waterfoot, Water, Whitewell Bottom, Lumb & Cowpe
Crawshawbooth & Loveclough
Haslingden & Rising Bridge