Apedale Hall

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Sir Oswald Mosley, 4th Baronet, of Ancoats, 1848 - 1915, a.k.a. John Bull in an 1898 drawing/caricature, one of 1325, published in Vanity Fair by Sir Leslie Ward, (1851 - 1922)

Apedale Hall was a manor house near Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, it was rebuilt in 1826 by the Heathcote family in the Elizabethan style by British Industrialist Richard Edensor Heathcote, (1780 - Genoa, Italy, 1850), but was demolished in 1934, due to subsidence from the coal mines underneath.

Oswald Mosley, a.k.a. Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet, of Ancoats, (1896–1980), British politician, known principally as the founder of the British Union of Fascists lived there for a time in the early 20th century with his divorced mother, Katharine Maud Edwards-Heathcote, (1874–1950), and his paternal grandfather Sir Oswald Mosley, 4th Baronet, of Ancoats, (1848–1915), before its demolition.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


  1. ^ "Introduction: Apedale Hall, Newcastle". Staffordshire Past Track. Archived from the original on 2012-08-19. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  2. ^ "Garden party at Apedale Hall, Newcastle" Archived August 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Staffordshire Past Track. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  3. ^ "Turbulent Squire of Apedale - Richard Edensor Heathcote (1780-1850)" Archived September 28, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. David Dyble, MA. Acumenbooks.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  4. ^ "Apedale Hall 1 2 3 Coal Mine Information and Photographs". Aditnow.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  5. ^ Fionn Taylor (2006-10-04). "White Barn Colliery". Healeyhero.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  6. ^ "Alsagers Bank". The Staffordshire Village Book, by members of the Staffordshire Federation of Women's Institutes and published by Countryside Books. Visitoruk.com. 1918-01-12. Retrieved 2012-12-13.

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Coordinates: 53°2′21.13″N 2°16′47.35″W / 53.0392028°N 2.2798194°W / 53.0392028; -2.2798194