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Northern Moor is an area of northern Wythenshawe in south Manchester in England, west of Northenden, north of Wythenshawe Park. Its name was formerly Northen Moor, i.e. "the moor area belonging to Northenden".
It is about 5 miles away from Manchester city centre and is the northernmost area of Wythenshawe.
The ITV documentary series The Duchess On The Estate was filmed here between February and July 2009, it was aired on TV on Tuesday 18 August and Tuesday 25 August.
It includes the site of Manchester (Wythenshawe) Aerodrome.
Local schools include Rack House Primary School, St. Aidan's Primary School and Button Lane Primary School. Northern Moor is also home to the Northenden campus of the Manchester College http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/locations/northenden-campus
Northern Moor Metrolink station has been built as part of the airport extension.
Notable past residents
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