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    I am wondering if anyone knows anything on the Lodging House that was in Toxteth, I think it was in Hillside Ave and does anyone know where if there is a photo off it about anywhere that I can take a look at, or even any books that gives the lodging house a mention. Every little bit of info will be helpful


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    Know Toxteth pretty well and never heard of a Hillside Avenue there. There's a Hillside Avenue in Knowsley but that's nearer to Croxteth.

    Only well known lodging house left in Toxteth - and there were loads - is the one on the corner of St James Place and Upper Stanhope Street but that's been empty for decades. Used to be hostel for African seamen years ago. Or the Aber House Hotel in Falkner Street - a real flop house- but that's been done up into smart flats now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbeh64 View Post
    I am wondering if anyone knows anything on the Lodging House that was in Toxteth, I think it was in Hillside Ave and does anyone know where if there is a photo off it about anywhere that I can take a look at, or even any books that gives the lodging house a mention. Every little bit of info will be helpful
    Hello mbeh64

    You say "Lodging House" as if, as birdseye thought, you are asking about a lodging house as in a place to stay. However, it occurs to me you might be asking about the lodges for Toxteth Park, one of which still exists in a rebuilt form, the Higher Lodge which Kev recently visited and photographed. If that is what you mean, there are photographs of it at "King John's Hunting Lodge."

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    I never thought of that Chris. I was thinking of the lodging house as in the saying I used to hear when was a kid " 'Ees gorran' 'ead like a lodging 'ouse cat."

    As well as the Hunting Lodge, there's a park lodge right opposite and one at the other end of Aigburth Drive. Wonder if they're the ones he means.

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    I should have said, The lodging house was there in the (1800s I think or there about) and I know its been knocked down since but Ive been told that it stood in Hill Street and it was called Model Lodging House.

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    If you go to a brilliant site called Toxteth.net you'll find a list of street directories there from 19th and 20th centuries. Had a quick look and there's a few lodging houses there in the 1850s. Spend a bit of time there and you'll find what you want. One of the best local history sites on the net.

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