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Wallasey Road from the Corner of St Alban's Road, Wallasey, Wirral

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

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Wallasey Road was an ancient thoroughfare leading from Liscard Village to Wallasey Village. In this view we are looking back towards the centre of Liscard in the distance, in the centre, can be seen the Bank of Liverpool and Martin’s built in 1908. The stone wall on the left surrounds the builders’ merchant’s yard of W. B. Howarth who occupied the premises for many years. An ancient cottage called ‘Clairville’ is said to have stood previously on the site, which was successively occupied by, among others, Safeway’s supermarket, Netto and J. D. Wetherspoon’s. On the right, the ‘Yates’ public house is the Castle Hotel. This road is now part of the one-way system around Liscard.

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

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More information

Medium

oil on board

Measurements

H 30.4 x W 45.7 cm

Accession number

BIKGM:W187

Work type

Painting


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