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Liverton Hall

Liverton Hall

Opened by Lady Downes June 5th 1933.

Moving out

Moving out

Moving out of one of the damaged houses at Liverton Mines, inset Mr. J. Moody 79 who was flung to the ground when the pavement on which he was standing was pushed up.

Liverton Mines About 1937

Liverton Mines About 1937

Damaged roof, broken windows and huge cracks in the walls of a house in Cleveland Street Liverton Mines caused by mines subsidence. Just one of the 20 families who had to leave their homes, they moved furniture and other belongings into the gardens.  Do you know this family?

Liverton Mines

Liverton Mines

A lovely view with the council houses now built.
(thanks to Ken Johnson for the postcard hope there’s more to come Ken. joanj)

Liverton Mines

Liverton Mines

Taken from the road leading to Liverton, in the foreground are the flats, built at the end and to the back of Cleveland Street and as ever dominating the skyline are the Iron and Steel works.

These flats named St Martin’s Close were built on the former St Martin’s Row which were part of the original Pit houses when Liverton mine was established. Thanks to Ray Brown for the information.

Cleveland Street, Liverton Mines (ca 1985/1986)

Cleveland Street, Liverton Mines (ca 1985/1986)

Raymond says:
These dwellings were originally Upper Cleveland Street and have survived at least 2 condemnations to my knowledge – Lower Cleveland Street (except for numbers 1 & 2 – looking very much like semi-detached bungalows still standing) was demolished many many years ago.
(image courtesy of Raymond Brown)

Liverton Mines Reservoir

Liverton Mines Reservoir

The reservoir used to be where the playing field is now.  There was a concrete causeway, about a foot below the water surface, across to the island.

Thanks to Joe Ward for the photo and information.

Liverton Church

Liverton Church

This lovely coloured postcard of Liverton Church came from Cooke’s Fancy Bazaar, Loftus, and was sent to Glasgow in 1905.

Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

 

Liverton Mines

Liverton Mines

A cold snowy picture of the railway line from Carlin How to Loftus, had you crossed the footbridge and followed the path it would have taken you down onto Glovers Path where Whitcliffe mine was and then onto the bottom of Mill Bank leading you to either Loftus or Carlin How.

Shale Tips

Shale Tips

Taken from Kilton Lane, Carlin How, we can see the shale tips of Liverton Mines with the mine just visible in the background.