Vine Row

[vi] Vine Row: On the outside of a cottage (number 2) in what is now Lancaster Park, leading off the Vineyard, is an old plaque placed high up on the building. This says “circa Vine Row 1700”. Perhaps, the original Vine Row led from Hill Rise for a short distance and meandered off to the right opposite St Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, in what is now Lancaster Park, while the Vineyard road itself then started at this point. Lancaster Cottages, a row of early Victorian cottages, off Lancaster Park, were built in 1850, when presumably the road had by then been given the name by which it is known today.

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