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    Default Various London Road Images Liverpool

    Various London Road Images Liverpool courtesy LRO.

    1) South side from Hotham Street to St Vincent Street - looking east. Good for shops (hosiers, hatters, drapers, etc) 1870.
    2) Owen Owen's premises. When Owen Owens was situated at the corner of London Road & Audley Street. 1911.
    3) Wignall`s toffee shop London Road. View of south side of toffee shop. 1865.
    4) Shops in London Road - 1913.

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    Great pictures Kev.

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    Excellent pics Kev.

    I suppose 'London Road' was the main overland thoroughfare to Liverpool back in the day, and would of received a lot of travelling custom?

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    Kev, Pabs has almost overtaken you in posts on Yo. Does that mean he takes control once he does?


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    In the old days, the coaches to London used to go up London Road. They used big cart horses to get out of the city. When they got pu to the old Coach and Horses pub, by Hall Lane, they were changed for the regular horses. The Coach and Horses close da sa pub a while ago and is now a business premise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dazza View Post
    Kev, Pabs has almost overtaken you in posts on Yo. Does that mean he takes control once he does?

    I couldn't cope. I just have more spare time than anyone else. or perhaps I should get meself a life...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo42 View Post
    In the old days, the coaches to London used to go up London Road. They used big cart horses to get out of the city. When they got pu to the old Coach and Horses pub, by Hall Lane, they were changed for the regular horses. The Coach and Horses close da sa pub a while ago and is now a business premise.
    I had a boyfriend who`s dad was landlord of the Coach and Horses Pub , Low Hill. Back in the 70s, One of the landlords there many many years ago, hung himself in the cellar. I used to stay there quite often, there is alot of history associated with this pub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindac8941 View Post
    I had a boyfriend who`s dad was landlord of the Coach and Horses Pub , Low Hill. Back in the 70s, One of the landlords there many many years ago, hung himself in the cellar. I used to stay there quite often, there is alot of history associated with this pub.
    It's been a coaching inn for a very long time. I only ever had one pint in there. Shame it's still not a pub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo42 View Post
    I couldn't cope. I just have more spare time than anyone else. or perhaps I should get meself a life...
    No Pabs you belong here, we're lucky to have you.

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    Yes its some sort of office now, such a shame, but like everything else. Things change, but I still look back with nostalgia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindac8941 View Post
    Yes its some sort of office now, such a shame, but like everything else. Things change, but I still look back with nostalgia.
    That's not the original building though. I've seen pictures of it from years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dazza View Post
    No Pabs you belong here, we're lucky to have you.
    Ha, many on here would disagree...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo42 View Post
    That's not the original building though. I've seen pictures of it from years ago.
    Is it not?? Suppose it was rebuilt some time or the other, although the building there at present is quite old.

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    1907, from a book on Trams
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    Quote Originally Posted by hmtmaj View Post
    1907, from a book on Trams
    Nice one Martin. It's a bit different now. Odd to see how busy it was then, a proper shopping street.

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