Thornton Hough


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Visit? LL Ref. Dates Actual Location Grid Reference IoE
Swan & Cygnet Thornton Hough, Wirral Private   Jan 10 : Gatehouse to Thornton Manor
Manor Road
CH63 1JB
N53.3272 W3.0512 215483


Lucky Horseshoe Thornton Hough Smithy     The Smithy
Neston Road
CH63 1JF
N53.3204 W3.0472 215491
Thornton Hough was largely rebuilt and expanded in the 1880s by the third Lord Leverhulme, of the then Lever Brothers soap company, now the Unilever corporation. His aim was to create as a clean and safe environment for his workers to live in. 

c.f. Port Sunlight

Lilliput Lane's "The Swan & Cygnet" is based on Gatehouse to Thornton Manor, Manor Road, CH63 1JB ? ("Itís up the road out of town towards the A5137".  [IoE 215483 BLB] {Claire Scott info}

Photo: Claire Scott
Lilliput Lane's "Lucky Horseshoe" is based on The Smithy, Neston Road, CH63 1JF     [IoE 215491]    {Claire Scott info}

Photo: Mike Tarrant
The Smithy is on the edge of the green  
Other buildings

Thatched Sports Pavillion

5,4,3, 2, 1 [IoE 215486] Neston Road 5 [IoE 215489], 3 & 4 Neston Road [IoE 215488]
2 Raby Road [IoE 215579] 1-6 Manor Road [IoE 215478]
All Saints Church [IoE 215578] St Georges URC [IoE 215589]
  Village Post Office & Club [IoE 215595]

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