What is on the rural sites now?

PROPERTIES outside Nantwich also succumb to time and property developers, so here is a page featuring them. The pictures are by Nantwich historian, Andrew Lamberton. . For more details about his second book, "Lost Buildings Around Nantwich", which features the properties, see this page.


Taking its toll Now a site for houses



THIS is Birchall Moss Tollhouse - in Audlem Road, Hatherton - which has been replaced by a modern house (built in 2006) standing behind the original building. When major roads were turnpiked, anyone travelling past a tollhouse had to pay to use the next section of road. It stopped being a tollhouse in1875, or thereabouts.


PREVIOUSLY occupied by the Johnson family, Stapeley Farm, Stapeley, stood on the corner of Audlem Road and Peter de Stapeleigh Way, near to the traffic lights. It is on the adjacent site to Stapeley Manor where houses and offices are due to be built. See also this page.

Softly, softly in village   Bungalow changed to house







THIS home is in the village of Walgherton. Often pronounced with a soft "j" in the middle (because of the "h") this village is, in fact, "WOL-ger-ton" (stress on the first syllable and a "hard" G. Hillcrest, the bungalow pictured above in London Road, was built in the 1950s or '60s, but the site now stands empty.

THIS wooden bungalow - 194 Audlem Road - was one of two owned by the same family before it was demolished in 2006 to be replaced by a two-storey house.The other bungalow, number 196, was demolished much earlier to become the site of a modern house. The two stood on the boundary between Nantwich and Stapeley.


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