Tonge is an outlying area of Bolton, in Greater Manchester, England. The name is supposed to be derived from the Old English "tang" or "twang" meaning a fork in a river. Tonge comprises two areas, namely Tonge Fold and Tonge Moor. Tonge Fold sits upon the River Tonge, a region of whose banks is a geological site of special scientific interest (SSSI). Historically a part of Lancashire, it was once part of the township of Tonge with Haulgh. By the end of the 19th century Tonge was home to a coal mine.

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  • Tonge is an outlying area of Bolton, in Greater Manchester, England. The name is supposed to be derived from the Old English "tang" or "twang" meaning a fork in a river. Tonge comprises two areas, namely Tonge Fold and Tonge Moor. Tonge Fold sits upon the River Tonge, a region of whose banks is a geological site of special scientific interest (SSSI). Historically a part of Lancashire, it was once part of the township of Tonge with Haulgh. By the end of the 19th century Tonge was home to a coal mine. (en)
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  • Tonge is an outlying area of Bolton, in Greater Manchester, England. The name is supposed to be derived from the Old English "tang" or "twang" meaning a fork in a river. Tonge comprises two areas, namely Tonge Fold and Tonge Moor. Tonge Fold sits upon the River Tonge, a region of whose banks is a geological site of special scientific interest (SSSI). Historically a part of Lancashire, it was once part of the township of Tonge with Haulgh. By the end of the 19th century Tonge was home to a coal mine. (en)
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