Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Swan HillPoplar RoadAlton & Cearns Roads Junction, showing horse-drawn bus on regular route to Birkenhead Central Station and Woodside FerryChristchurch RoadClaughton FirsBidston RoadKings MountShrewsbury RoadNewburns Lane. The washing hanging outside led to the...
Houses

Houses

Holm Lane CottagesHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdWestholme, Storeton RdOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdNunclose, Mount PleasantApsley Lodge, Rose MountFernleigh, Poplar 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 Arno – Rose GardenThe Arno - SeesawThe Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Adams’ Butchers, 1 Rose Mount. The business moved here when it outgrew Claughton Firs premises. It is now the oldest established family business in OxtonSwan Hotel, Holm Lane. A beerhouse was run here from 1864 by Hugh Swan and then by his wife Betty to the...
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...