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Gladstone Hall, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight, Cheshire, England

Details of this location
Type of location
public hall
Location or building name
Gladstone Hall
Street address
Town, city or other settlement
County, state, region etc.
Current postcode
CH62 4XB

The building was still in use in 2022 – see

Minor reference

George E. Thompson, The counties of England: no. 1 -- Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire (London: York & Son, 1897), 28-29

“[Slide 23] A plot of ground, where lately stood a row of ugly cottages, is now partially laid out as a bowling green. Near here stands an important, though not a very handsome building, the 'Gladstone Hall,' called after the celebrated owner of Hawarden Castle, who opened the same a few years ago. This hall, which will seat seven hundred persons, is used as a dining-room for the employees. It is also a lecture and music hall. On Sunday evenings, a simple service is held, followed by a lantern lecture of one hour. The lantern is a very fine one, and carries 80 feet. It stands on a platform over the entrance, and the large sheet hangs in front of the arch over the stage. A music master attends at Port Sunlight, and the choir is a good one. Occasionally an oratorio is performed in place of the usual lecture. [...]”

Lucerna ID 1510913

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 July 2022

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