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#709169 - 13th Jul 2012 5:17pm Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St.
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Hi all, I love this building, was wondering if anyone has any old photographs and info of it, thanks.

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#709279 - 14th Jul 2012 9:26am Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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Originally Posted By: evertone
Hi all, I love this building, was wondering if anyone has any old photographs and info of it, thanks.


Read page 23 of Noel E Smith's book "Sandstone & Mortar" It was built for Thomas Orton Goodwin whos father was the founder of Seacombe Pottery.

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#709378 - 14th Jul 2012 3:56pm Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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Thanks Tatey.

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#709379 - 14th Jul 2012 4:17pm Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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There is mention of Richmond Villa in this months History of Wallasey's update -

A to Z of Wallasey Buildings:-

http://www.historyofwallasey.co.uk/wallasey/A_to_Z_of_Wallasey_Buildings/index.html

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#709388 - 14th Jul 2012 6:04pm Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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Excellent site, thanks Paul.

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#709472 - 14th Jul 2012 11:04pm Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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Hi all, I love this building, was wondering if anyone has any old photographs and info of it, thanks.


I love it as well smile did it sell recently?

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#709516 - 15th Jul 2012 8:06am Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: LisaW]
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Originally Posted By: evertone
Hi all, I love this building, was wondering if anyone has any old photographs and info of it, thanks.


I love it as well smile did it sell recently?


Yes lisa.

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#709813 - 16th Jul 2012 12:00am Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: Tatey]
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Yes, at the moment theres a skip outside,looks like its going to be flats, at least its going to be functional,I didnt know it goes back to 1840,amazing!

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#710366 - 18th Jul 2012 7:54am Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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I had a look inside yesterday 17-7-12 but only on the ground floor. The builders are doing a serious rip-out job & are going to restore the place to it's former glory. There is a family of 2 going to live there --- not flats!

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#710528 - 18th Jul 2012 11:39pm Re: Richmond Villa, upper Rowson St. [Re: evertone]
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Superb, thanks for the update.

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