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Lord Street

Upper section

Harwood Road to Cliff Street

Left Hand Side

  • One long terrace named Hawthorne Avenue, built in 1904.

Right Hand side

  • A Shorter terrace named Wheatsheaf and built in 1899, joined by conservative club car park.
Haworth Avenue Lord Street

Middle Section

  • Cliff Street to Commercial Street
  • Right Hand Side Terrace Rose Hill Terrace built in 1912
  • Left Hand side  terrace Fern Bank built in 1913

Lower Section

  • Nothing built except for garages.

Lord Street runs from Harwood road, and travels down one side of the Conservative Club Bowling green, before it meets Cliff Street. On this upper part of the street are numbers 30 to 68, or Hawthorn Avenue. This block of terrace houses were built in 1904. The picture on the right shows Hawthorn Avenue, while the date plate from the middle of the block is also here.

Wheatsheaf Terrace Lord Street

Across the road from Hawthorn Avenue is Wheatsheaf Terrace.

Numbered 33 to 47, these houses back onto the Conservative club bowling green, and because of this are only half the length of Hawthorn Avenue across the road.

Built in 1899, Wheatsheaf Terrace completes the upper section of Lord Street.

Severed by Cliff Street, it street now carries on down toward the canal, meeting up with Commercial Street on its way.

It does continue after this but its final destination is blocked with houses that have been built behind Spring Street. It now finishes in a garage parking lot.

Fern Bank Lord Street

On this middle block can be found Numbers 22 to 28, and are named Fern Bank.  These are on the left hand side looking from Cliff Street to Commercial Street.

These six properties were built in 1913, much later than the upper blocks.

The block of houses finish short of this section of the street, making way for the land belonging to the Baptist Church.

Across the road from these houses are Rose Hill Terrace. The date stone on the properties goes back to 1912, suggesting that the properties were built more or less at the same time.

It is interesting to note that 22 is the lowest that the numbers go to. This means that either there was another couple of blocks of houses running down to Spring Street, or the houses were never built in the first place. The houses were built from the high numbers down to the low numbers, rather than the other way around.

Rose Hill Terrace Lord Street

Connections with the Lord of the manor are Walmsley, Petre, Livesey, Danvers, Shuttleworth, Lord, Clifton, Stourton.

References

Rishton Street Names by E. Furber. Published October 1995.

Upper Lord Street