Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Newburns Lane. The washing hanging outside led to the local name of Dolly Tub RowBeresford RoadRose MountMill Hill A mill stood here for many years until the1850’s when it was demolishedPoplar RoadRose Mount, 1908, showing the premises of Wilsons, family butcher,...
Houses

Houses

Nunclose, Mount PleasantHolm Lane CottagesFernleigh, Poplar RdOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdApsley Lodge, Rose MountWestholme, Storeton RdHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch 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 Arno – quoitsThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno - SeesawThe Arno – SundialThe Arno – Rose GardenThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Henderson’s Nursery, Village Road. An Oxton landmark from 1850 to World War II. Latterly occupied land where Talbot Court now standsSwan Hotel, Holm Lane. A beerhouse was run here from 1864 by Hugh Swan and then by his wife Betty to the 1880’sSwan Hill Dairy, built...
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...