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    I'm thinking Entwistle Heights but will have to compare it against other pics of it I have.
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    Looks like Heyworth St?

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    I'm also thinking the braddocks?

    ---------- Post added at 09:24 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:23 PM ----------

    I'm wondering if the church is St Polycarps (but wouldn't the Old Stingo pub be in the pic too) or is it the one on Upper Parly.

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    Think i've got it. Oak and Eldon Heights in Birkenhead had V shaped concrete stanchions like that (as did Entwistle) and a chess board design on the gable end.

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