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Rose Cottage - Help Please.

Bob Davis

Bob Davis
Sorry Bob, Senior Moment!! I had marked the buildings on the map but forgot to attach it. I find this area really interesting and it's good to have someone who feels the same. I believe that the Greyhound has been there for many years although the present building looks to be Victorian. I don't want to stray into too much discussion about the pub on this thread but must look into it more when the libraries open again. To confirm, red = Foden's & green = barracks. However, I don't know exactly where Rose Cottage was as Linzee says that it was directly opposite the college lodge. I shall take a drive down there later today and see what's what.
The Barracks are the cottages that I always knew, but for the life of me I cannot remember what was on the left hand side (going to New Oscott) of Chester Road and yet I passed it very school day from 1940 to 1947. And yet from Lakehouse Road to the Yenton and beyond, I can still see the houses and gardens and even smell the privet hedges.

Bob
 

Lady Penelope

master brummie
The Barracks are the cottages that I always knew, but for the life of me I cannot remember what was on the left hand side (going to New Oscott) of Chester Road and yet I passed it very school day from 1940 to 1947. And yet from Lakehouse Road to the Yenton and beyond, I can still see the houses and gardens and even smell the privet hedges.

Bob

Bob, the building may have come down long before your time as I don't remember it either. I can only remember the horses (or were they donkeys?) in a large field at the corner. I do remember some cottages further along there between Foden's and Lake House but they have gone and been replaced with new cottages. The smell of privet flowers takes me to Court Lane just before Somerset Road on my way to Sunday School on a hot afternoon.
 
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