EPW017948 ENGLAND (1927). Coalway Road and the Oxbarn Avenue housing estate under construction, Merry Hill, 1927

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Title [EPW017948] Coalway Road and the Oxbarn Avenue housing estate under construction, Merry Hill, 1927
Reference EPW017948
Date 11-May-1927
Link
Place name MERRY HILL
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 389174, 296792
Longitude / Latitude -2.1597438579307, 52.568486890675
National Grid Reference SO892968

Pins

This is where the end of Windsor Avenue is nowadays.

J_P
Tuesday 19th of January 2021 02:23:54 PM

Class31
Friday 9th of November 2012 08:53:47 PM

Class31
Friday 9th of November 2012 08:53:26 PM

Class31
Friday 9th of November 2012 08:52:51 PM
Rowan Crescent

Class31
Friday 9th of November 2012 08:52:18 PM

Class31
Friday 9th of November 2012 08:51:51 PM
Oxbarn Farm Estate, now the site of Warstones Primary School was owned by the Sparrow family, weathly Coalmasters, who married into the Mander family. According to a 1925 Land Registry document, it was owned by John Sparrow's son, Isaac at the time of this photo.

Sligs
Saturday 14th of July 2012 12:25:37 AM
This farmland belonged to John William Sparrow and is now the Windsor Avenue playing fields.

Sligs
Saturday 14th of July 2012 12:04:44 AM

User Comment Contributions

This image shows how farming land was built over as Wolverhampton expanded in the 1920s and 1930s. The Warstones estate was completed in the 1940s. New estates were built to house people after older houses in town and city centres were demolished under slum clearance programmes.

MM
Friday 5th of April 2013 09:54:38 AM