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    Exclamation Cobbled Streets and Areas of Liverpool

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    A small section of cobbles in Franklin Place, L6

    cobbled Hygeia st, L6. (second pic)
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    There are very few traces of 'cobbled' streets around, but there are several with old 'setts'.
    There's an old cobbled track in Otterspool, on the right as you head for the Cafe building. There was a previous thread which mentioned a few others.

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    if u could find the thread, i'll merge them together into one
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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    A small section of cobbles in Franklin Place, L6

    cobbled Hygeia st, L6. (second pic)
    Hygeia st looks like it had a cheap layer of tar and it wore off - and the old sets are still there and will be for around 100 years. Made of granite.
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    Otterspool cobbled track from a few weeks ago. The leaf litter may be gone now, giving a clearer view.



    Cobbles have been mentioned before from time to time, but I don't think there has been a definitive list of the streets. I know loads of setts streets, but have never really bothered photographing them, yet. There are some genuine cobbled streets off Wavertree High Street (the unadopted streets)

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    Sets were very dangerous. In the wet they were like ice. I recall at the bottom of Beresford Rd/Grafton St I turned a car 180 degrees around on them. Luckily no other car was around. And I was not going too fast either. Cross-ply tyres didn't help either.
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    There are quite a few setts around Duke St
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    Loads of streets were 'setted' in Kirkdale in my time, Rumney Road for
    example. How else could we have played 'carry the can' if we hadn't been
    able to make the lines across the road?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev View Post
    Have u got any pics? Now there's a challenge!


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    Or was this taken after a particularly heavy night out?

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    Or was this taken after a particularly heavy night out?
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    Cobbled roads make some places look nice an ol fashioned but sometimes i wish they'd pave over them when i'm cycling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev View Post
    Have u got any pics? Now there's a challenge!


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    Where have he tram lines gone? Kev did you notice them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Max View Post
    i wish they'd pave over them when i'm cycling.
    You would fall over the workmen if they paved over them while you where cycling
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