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Just wondered if anyone knows what was originally on the land where mere farm road is. In particular the cul de sacs on the left as you enter from the main road. Thanks

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Always was farmland until Farndon etc was built in the early 70's.

Mere Farm itself was on the inside of the bend on Mere Farm Road.


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1914 directory has 5 properties, Mere Farm Road, Oxton.

The Knowles
Mere Cottage
Sardanona
Axholme
Wexford Lodge


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The 1911 census shows, The Knowles having 26 rooms, Sardanona, 11 rooms, Axholme, 19 rooms.


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Isnt it where the welsh pipe line comes through as well .

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Originally Posted by pacef8
Isnt it where the welsh pipe line comes through as well .


Yes, although it doesn't go along Mere Farm Rd. From the Swan hotel it follows the line of the old Flat Lanes, then Noctorum Lane then Budworth Rd. then Bidston Rd. to the Flaybrick reservoir.
Here's a map.

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Thanks for the info. Really appreciate it. The maps are really interesting Bert. Thanks again


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