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grand old house, Orrell Rd

 
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brocklanders



Joined: 25 Sep 2006
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Location: orrell

PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:05 pm    Post subject: grand old house, Orrell Rd Reply with quote

Who built it and lived here?


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bluechieftain2



Joined: 21 Oct 2006
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:10 pm    Post subject: House in Orrell Reply with quote

Don't know the house's history but I've always admired it.
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Gordon



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That house is supposed to be haunted Shocked
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Cyril



Joined: 07 Jul 2009
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same here bluecheiftain2, it always reminds me of Spain even though I have never been. Very Happy
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winder



Joined: 01 Jan 2007
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unusual design with those posts holding the guttering or maybe the roof up.

Must have driven past 100s of times and never noticed it.
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Rayben



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For many years that house was owned by the Bywater family who were builders property owners. Their construction plant was in Pemberton close to the Queens cinema.
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Vic



Joined: 27 Jun 2006
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rayben wrote:
For many years that house was owned by the Bywater family who were builders property owners. Their construction plant was in Pemberton close to the Queens cinema.


Oooh the Queens in pem that brings back some memories.... Laughing
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