Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Shrewsbury RoadTemplemore Road, early 1980’sBidston RoadRose MountAlton & Cearns Roads Junction, showing horse-drawn bus on regular route to Birkenhead Central Station and Woodside FerryBalls RoadBirch RoadDuck Pond Lane – until relatively recently there was a...
Houses

Houses

Fernleigh, Poplar RdOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdHolm Lane CottagesNunclose, Mount PleasantApsley Lodge, Rose MountWestholme, Storeton Rd < Back to Main Images...
Leisure

Leisure

The Arno The Arno as we know it today was laid out in 1912.  Within the park can be seen the hollow that was the Earl of Shrewsbury’s stone quarry. The ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe Arno – quoitsThe Arno - SeesawThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe Arno –...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

The Queen’s Arms, Storeton Rd. Thomas Hughes (of Hughes Lane) was publican from 1845, followed by his son, also Thomas, in 1874. (Picture is modern interpretation)Henderson’s Nursery, Village Road. An Oxton landmark from 1850 to World War II. Latterly occupied land...
Churches

Churches

St Saviour’s St Saviour’s was built on Bidston Road between 1889 and 1892 to replace a church of 1846 that had become too small for the needs of its congregation.  The church was constructed of durable red sandstone, quarried in Runcorn, with a slate roof.  In 1941...