Heights, Greater Manchester facts for kids
The Royal Oak public house, Heights
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Lying within the ancient county boundaries of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it consists of a pub (the Royal Oak Heights), some residential property and St. Thomas Church. The church is no longer in regular use; burials still take place and the graveyard is maintained. The churchyard and graveyard were featured in the film The Parole Officer starring Steve Coogan. Becket Whitehead, folksong collector ("A Beggin' I Will Go", "Gallant Poacher", "Four Loom Weaver", "Mowing Match", "Jim the Carter's Lad"), lived in Heights Lane Cottage and was buried at St. Thomas Church 1966.
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