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Old Photos of Warrington - Grappenhall.


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Many of these photograph?s may be available

from the Warrington Museum/Library and will

be of far superior quality to those viewed here.

Anyone having any issue with the displaying

off these photographs due to copyright or

ownership infringement please contact me either by PM.

or through the Moderators and I shall

remove them immediately.



Grappenhall Broad Lane the Infirmary of the old Grappenhall Workhouse.



Grappenhall Broad Lane before the new Post Office was built.



Grappenhall Church Lane Bridge.



Grappenhall, two lads fishing by Church Lane Bridge.



Grappenhall Hall.



Grappenhall Heys.



Grappenhall Lodge.



Grappenhall, the new Rectory.



Grappenhall Saint Wilfrid's Church.





Grappenhall Saint Wilfrids Church from Church lane.




Grappenhall School c1910, two imps peering through the gate.



Grappenhall St Wilfrid's - a party gathered by the old stocks.



Grappenhall the old & new village Post Offices.



Grappenhall the old Rams Head Inn.



Grappenhall the old village Post Office.



Grappenhall village cottages.



Grappenhall the old Village Stocks.



Grappenhall Village c1930.



Grappenhall Village c1940.



An early view of Grappenhall Village.



Grappenhall, an RAC box by The Old Dog Dart.



Grappenhall, Church Cottages between the two pubs.



Grappenhall at the Dog & Dart Cross Roads.



Grappenhall St Wilfrids with Mr James Mainwaring, Sexton with the Rector the Rev Richard Greenall, Rector 1892-1905.



Grappenhall The Old Dog & Dart pub.



Grappenhall The Old Dog Dart.



Grappenhall The Village Old Post Office.



Grappenhall, Turners, Middlehurst Farm situated between Shirley Drive & Middlehurst Rd.

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Peter, spot on it is an RAC box, I have ammended the title, I find the hardest part of the photo upload is getting the titles correct. The second photo of Broad Lane, if you can imagine standing in Church Lane at the junction with Broad Lane the hedge would be on the right side of the lane, there is now a dormer bungalow on the corner behind a hedge, on the left is where the house that used to be the Post Office stands.

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Were you one of the imps peering through the gates Gary :lol::wink:


Great photo's Algy and again many of which I have never seen before so like Gary says... 'please keep up the good work'... great stuff :D


I'm going to sound like a right muppet now but where was the Dog and Dart :oops:

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Dizz, the original Dog & Dart as appears in these photos was where the Spring Brook is now, except the radius of the bend from Knutsford road to Stockport Rd. was much sharper then with the old Dog & Dart close up to the road and when there were traffic accidents, as there often were, the front wall of the public bar wall had been smashed into many times, Cheshire county Council decide to increase the curve of the bend so Greenalls had to demolish the pub and instead of rebuilding it on the same site they elected to build it on what was at the time waste ground on the corner of Bradshaw Lane where the new apartments are. Locally the old Dog & Dart was known to be a dockside pub as it was the nearest pub to Latchford Locks and when ships moored up for the night the sailors used to head straight for the pub.

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Quite correct Algy, the Dog and Dart was right on the corner of the main Knutsford Rd / Thelwall intersection. As I previously said, i lived down the road at Bellhouse Lane and during my recuperation from a motorcycle accident, I used to walk there on crutches with my father for a pint and a game of snooker - that would have been 1959.

Here goes my weird memory again, I'm sure that the trffic lights were working while the pub was still open. After the motorcycle accident, I bought an old car (1932) which took it's final breath a few weeks later while sat at the red light there - had to be towed away.

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