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#214572 - 9th Mar 2008 12:06am Bidston Village
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Bidston Village,
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The Cottages were derelict not too long ago i was told.
One person has been buying them, fixing them, and selling them,
but not with out his troubles with the council and planning.



You can see what seems to be an original chimney.







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#214582 - 9th Mar 2008 7:53am Re: Bidston Village [Re: Mark]
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some beautiful buildings in bidston, my cousin married in the church, always liked going through this part of the world.
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#214846 - 10th Mar 2008 9:26am Re: Bidston Village [Re: placidmaster]
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It's a great little village (sadly engulfed in new housing but what's done is done!) thanks for the piccys.

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#214848 - 10th Mar 2008 9:30am Re: Bidston Village [Re: AR_One]
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Isnt the church haunted?

...or am I thinking of Bidston Hall ?


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#215086 - 10th Mar 2008 6:03pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: StuyMac]
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The Ring o Bells inn used to be on the corner next to the church but the local parishioners forced its closure in the late 1800s due to the drunken behaviour of the regulars disturbing church goers Ring o Bells Inn


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#215090 - 10th Mar 2008 6:08pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: jonno40]
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These cottages are the Lilac Cottages and are still known by that name today Lilac Cottages
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#215134 - 10th Mar 2008 7:12pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: jonno40]
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The ring o bells played a huge part in smuggling. Contraband was hidden there and taken to wallasey. There are detailed notes of smugglers attacking customs officer in Bidston with weapons. Nothing changes eh ? !!

Bidston Hall is meant to be haunted. Bidston Hall farm opposite the church has a proest hole hidden within the building. Theres so much History in Bidston too much to write ! A
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#220833 - 13th Apr 2008 1:11pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: Doctor_Frick]
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#220964 - 14th Apr 2008 1:42am Re: Bidston Village [Re: Mark]
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i used love going through there on the bus

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#258620 - 19th Sep 2008 12:33am Re: Bidston Village [Re: LukeORourke]
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Second picture down used to be the village shop in the 70's .

Remember using it on the way to BI (tollemache rd)

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#258663 - 19th Sep 2008 11:31am Re: Bidston Village [Re: oxtonmac]
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#258685 - 19th Sep 2008 1:46pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: boughtanpaid4]
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Thoes cottages were bought up by a guy called Dave Evans. Hes a bricky / self made millionair. Hes into restoring buildings and always got something on the go! He collects CRANES, just caus he likes them and gets me to do the maintenance. Havnt seen him for a while, last time, he had a small JET engine he was thinking of putting into a Land Rover chassis to see wot would happen!!!
Give you a clue Dave.... doh lamethrower skull ghost nono
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#258799 - 19th Sep 2008 10:51pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: hoseman]
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Crazy! needs to get the landy off to santa pod and as for the cranes wtf!! you cant keep them on your driveway raftl

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#258974 - 20th Sep 2008 9:45pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: oxtonmac]
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Stil got the jet engine, and the cranes he keeps on various sites hes working on!!
He owns ALL thoes cottages in the block and i think he has something to do with the ones on the other side of the road!
Nicest guy in the world, bit loopy(sorry Dave!) got a lot of time for him!
Sometimes its not about the money, people are more interesting!
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#259676 - 24th Sep 2008 7:19pm Re: Bidston Village [Re: hoseman]
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there is a fun day this weekend in bidston village sat 10 till 4 because the hill is 100 years old or something!! yipee
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