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Gathurst   Views: 981
The Navigation   Comments: 9
Photo: DTease   Item #: 30928  
 
The Navigation

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Comments by Roy, 7th February 2019  
Are you sure it's Gathurst D Tease, this is Gathurst Lane leading to Gathurst, there is a lot of controversy regarding the Navi. Gathurst is reputed to start at the railway bridge. Its 50/50 between Sheviers and nobody who lives in Gathurst.

Comments by jack, 7th February 2019  
I think it's Gathurst Lane Shevington.

Comments by DTease, 7th February 2019  
It says Gathurst on the Pub sign, Roy. Not living local I couldn't be sure. No doubt Alan will put us straight.

Comments by Al.C., 7th February 2019  
The pub is situated between Gathurst canal bridge and Gathurst Station/railway bridge,I think it is safe to say that it is Gathurst.

Comments by John D, 7th February 2019  
The River Douglas is the boundary between Shevington and Orrell. Gathurst Lane in Shevington and Gathurst Road in Orrell which meet at the bridge over the Douglas. The area known as Gathurst straddles the boundary and we have Gathurst Station to the south and Gathurst Hall Farm to the north. Both being in Gathurst.

Comments by Alan H, 7th February 2019  
Thought this was now an Italian restaurant and was no longer called The Navigation despite the pub sign..

Comments by Rob, 7th February 2019  
Looking in an old phone book I've got knocking about, the postal address of the Navvy was 162 Gathurst Ln, Shevington, Wigan WN6 8HZ.
The Douglas is the boundary between Orrell and Shevington.

Comments by Ray, 7th February 2019  
The Navigation seen here at Gathurst is now an Indian Restaurant called The Baby Elephant.

Comments by Roy, 7th February 2019  
Alan H, this is quite an old photo, things have changed a little since those days. Thank you Rob for your info, i've been in this argument before today.

 
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