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#409188 - 19th May 2010 8:48pm Cottage on Ford Hill
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Does anyone remember the cottage on Ford Hill?It was about halfway down as you head toward the junction with Westwood Road. It was still standing in the 70's , I think.

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#409233 - 19th May 2010 10:21pm Re: Cottage on Ford Hill [Re: atw1960]
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Yes I am sure it burnt down after the old lady died it was part of bidston court gardens or the new park as it is fondly remembered

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#409238 - 19th May 2010 10:31pm Re: Cottage on Ford Hill [Re: lansyp]
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It was originally part of Bidston Court, before the house was dismantled and moved to Hillbark (see this thread).

The house on Ford Hill didn't burn down, it was demolished after the owner died, as the only access was considered dangerous.

Most of the timbers, and many of the fittings, were recovered by a reclamation company when it was demolished.



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