A remnant and solitary hawthorn tree is one of the last dead hedgerows that once formed the field boundaries on Lordship Marsh.
Today this area occupies No.6 deposit sludge tank that contains the sludge and silt from the nearby Manchester Ship Canal.
The Growhow works is part of an encroaching industrial sprawl from west of the Holpool Gutter at the former Ince Marshes.
The ramp track to No.5 tank off Moorditch Lane.
An old drainage tower on No.5 tank which is slowly falling into disrepair.
All images by WSM.