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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 4th December, 2009)

Scholes


Scholes
The Crispin Arms taken from Scholefield Lane.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony T700)
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Comment by: Cyril on 4th December 2009 at 13:57

That stone gatepost is all that remains of a large detached house that once stood there Mick, it was still there upto the late 1970's when it was demolished. I can't remember the name of the street it was on, but it would have originally run from what was St Catharine Terrace to Scholefield Lane.

Comment by: Kevin Higgins on 4th December 2009 at 16:36

Cyril, wasn't the street Birkett Bank Terrace.

Comment by: Anne Woodward on 4th December 2009 at 19:43

yes it was Birkett Bank Terrace, number 18 was the last house to be demolished which belonged to my Auntie margaret

Comment by: Jean J on 6th December 2009 at 00:46

Who remembers a youth club near this spot called The White House Club, it was held in yea, A big white house. Going back to about 1969?

Comment by: peter frost on 6th December 2009 at 11:34

i played football for the white house footy team way back in the late 60s
my wife came from birkett street we used to have a garage near to this post
it overhung the hill, scary parking the car in the garage at night.

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