When was Thornton Hough built?
Thornton Hough is located towards the centre of Wirral and is within a largely undeveloped, rural setting. It is a compact settlement, built during the late 19th and early 20th centuries as an ‘estate village’.
Is Thornton Hough Wirral Council?
Thornton Hough Village Green | Wirral Council.
Who built Thornton hall?
Thornton Hall is a privately owned 16th century manor house (now a farmhouse) at High Coniscliffe, near Darlington, County Durham. It is a Grade I listed building. The house was built in about 1550 for Ralph Talbois.
Is willaston on the Wirral?
Willaston lies in the centre of the Wirral peninsular 13km to the north of Chester. The settlement is located on undulating ground falling gently from west to east. The centre of the village is 45m above sea level.
How old is Thornton Hall?
Thornton College occupies the former Manor House of Thornton. The Manor dates back to the 11th Century and is mentioned in the Domesday Book, but most of the House still in use today is part of a mid 14th Century development.
Who lived in Thornton Hall?
Thornton Hall, which dates from medieval times, has been lived in by the Whitaker family since the early 1980s – and Barry Whitaker, the retired boss of a textile machinery firm, has made it his business to be a custodian of the house’s long and illustrious history.