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2. Buttermarket St. & Adjacent Streets


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1909. 6th July. Buttermarket Street preparing for the visit King Edward VI, this false arch was built in Buttermarket Street.

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1909. Buttermarket Street, the crowd dispersing after the Royal visit, did the painted wood structure impress their highnesses, it's doubtful!.

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1910. Buttermarket Street to the right, Horse Market Street straight on. The placard in the top window is advertising - "Sexton Blake playing at the Royal Court Theatre".

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1910. Looks like a quiet Sunday morning.

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1911. One year later and another quiet day.

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1911. Warrington's last milkhouse in Upper Bank Street.

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1921. The 'New' Empire Theatre/Picture house.

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1928. A Walker's Ales brewery delivery lorry, sub contracted to 'F.BATE' trundles past the Orford bus while the driver and conductor take a break, interesting that the company logo on the side of the bus reads 'WARRINGTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS'.

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Houghton's clog making workshop 24.Buttermarket Street.

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Leigh Brothers Printers, in Slater's 1895 Directory the same family would operate a tobacconist business from this shop, the entry leads to 'Croppers Brow'.

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Who's idea was it to build that monstosity of an arch in Buttermarket Street? It looked so completely out of place and not in keeping with the buildings.

It's like something today's incumbents of the town hall would do.

I would say you have got it in one Cleo!. :wink::D :grin:

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Who's idea was it to build that monstosity of an arch in Buttermarket Street? It looked so completely out of place and not in keeping with the buildings.

It's like something today's incumbents of the town hall would do.

 

 

like sticking skittles at Market Gate or a big wheel on the Town Hall Lawn..... no; surely not! :D

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